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Hood Museum of Art
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755
603.646.2808
hood.museum@dartmouth.edu

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Furniture

The Hood's American furniture is primarily New England in origin, with the majority of pieces dating from the late eighteenth century through the mid-nineteenth century. Highlights include a handsome group of Boston neoclassical library furnishings that previously belonged to Boston man of letters George Ticknor, Dartmouth Class of 1807. Also of interest are several mid-nineteenth-century pieces associated with the Shaker community in Enfield, New Hampshire.

 

Some highlights with entries from the Hood collection catalogue American Art at Dartmouth:

Julius Barnard, Sideboard, 1801

Unknown, Double Sewing Desk or Work Stand, about 1830-50

Unknown, Lowback dining chair, about 1850

Unknown, Work Table, about 1820

Last Updated: 5/8/09