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Object Name STEPS
Catalog Number 0985.04.00113
Description Two black iron carriage steps, tied together with wire and/or string. Metal arms with circular pieces.
Material Metal/Iron
Owned John C. Breckinridge
Provenance "Step from the carriage in which Gen. J. C. Breckinridge made the trip from Lexington KY to Wytheville VA - across the mountains. When Gen. Breckinridge decided to cast his lot with the Confederacy, he took this step. I [the donor] know this is the step from Gen. Breckenridge's carriage as my father bought it from him."
People Breckinridge, John Cabell
Search Terms Lexington, Kentucky
Subjects Carriages & coaches