|Object Name||Desk, Sea|
SEA DESK : The tawny leather case holds a black leather and pressed paperboard travel desk with brass hinges, handle on lid, and lock. The portfolio pouch under the lid is lined with blue patterned paper. Three sides compartments are in the lower portion. The desk contains new clippings and two photographs. The desk is marked, "J. WILKINSON / CONFEDERATE STATES NAVY."
Desk is in a leather cover and holds 2 newspaper obituaries, photographs of John Wilkinson and Mary Blair Wilkinson, Unidentified daguerreotype.
|Dimensions||H-6 W-16.25 D-11.5 inches|
CSS R. E. Lee [CSS Robert E. Lee]
|Made||DeLarue of London --Bramah of London, England, Great Britain|
Capt. John Wilkinson (1821-1891) owned this sea desk.
Confederate States Navy