Armchair, Eleazar Wheelock (1711-1779)

Unknown Maker (probably Connecticut), American, 19th century



Maple, rush seat

Overall: 43 × 22 × 20 in. (109.2 × 55.9 × 50.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of William Chauncy Langdon



Place Made: United States, North America



Object Name

Furniture: Seating

Research Area

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Exhibition History

American Decorative Arts at Dartmouth, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 10-March 1, 1981.

Publication History

Margaret J. Moody, American Decorative Arts at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: The Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1981, page 2.


A long family history, said to have belonged to Eleazar Wheelock.

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