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Object Name Desk, Sea
Catalog Number 1988.012.00001
Description 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
Owned John Wilkinson
Owner Regiment CSS Louisiana
CSS R. E. Lee [CSS Robert E. Lee]
CSS Albemarle
CSS Chickamauga
CSS Chameleon
Made DeLarue of London --Bramah of London, England, Great Britain
Provenance Capt. John Wilkinson (1821-1891) owned this sea desk.
People Wilkinson, John
Search Terms Confederate States Navy
United Kingdom
Subjects Navies