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Object Name Chair, Folding
Catalog Number 0985.13.00233
Description This crudely made folding camp chair has dowelled klismos legs and plain back uprights. There are folding arm rests attached. The carpet back and seat are very worn, with the right arm rest broken.
Dimensions H-37 W-19 D-17.5 inches
Owned Sally L. Tompkins
Made unidentified Confederate soldiers
Provenance This camp chair was made and used by soldiers at Richmond's Robertson Hospital. The chair was also used by Sally Tompkins, Captain of the Confederate cavalry and director of the Robertson Hospital.
People Tompkins, Sally Louisa
unidentified Confederate soldiers
Search Terms Robertson Hospital
Richmond hospitals
Richmond, Virginia
Subjects Chairs
Furniture
hospitals
Medical care
Medical equipment & supplies
Medical personnel
Seating furniture
Surgery
Surgical instruments
women