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Object Name Rack, Book
Catalog Number 0985.13.00167
Date ca. 1860
Description The walnut book rack has four fretwork shelves with scalloped edges. The shelves decrease in size at they go up to the top of the unit.
Material wood
Dimensions H-37.75 W-28.75 D-11 inches
Owned Ann Grant
Provenance Ann Grant purchased the fretwork book rack at the 1870 Auction of the Jefferson Davis family effects/White House furnishings.
People Davis, Jefferson
Davis family
Grant, Ann Elizabeth Crenshaw [Mrs. James H.]
Crenshaw, Ann Elizabeth
Search Terms Confederate Executive Mansion
Confederate White House
Executive Mansion
White House of the Confederacy
1870 Auction
Subjects auctions