The Museum Collection

English Queen Anne Chippendale Transitional Side Chair from Poe's Home

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Creator: Southern
Date: ca. 1755
Format: Mahogany
Dimensions: 37" high, 19" wide, 16.5" high seat
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Collection: Poe Foundation, Inc.
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Description:

This chair was used in the home of Poe's foster parents John and Frances Allan while Poe was living there. The chair retains its original covering material. The back rail has the impressed number "XII."

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