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Desk from the Office of the Southern Literary Messenger The desk was used in the office of the Southern Literary Messenger, the magazine at which Poe began his career in journalism. It was probably used in the the 1840s… desk, walnut, yellow pine, poplar 1840s
Desk from the Southern Literary Messenger Office This desk was used in the office of the Southern Literary Messenger when Poe was there. It was at this Richmond publication that Poe began his career in journalism… Desk, mahogany, mahogany veneer, poplar, birch, white pine 1820-1830
Edgar Allan Poe's Boyhood Bed Edgar Poe slept in this bed as a child in the home of his foster parents John and Frances Allan. After Poe outgrew the bed, Allan gave it to his business partner… Primary- Oak, Secondary- Poplar, Yellow Pine Early Nineteenth Century
Edgar Allan Poe's Chair This is said to be the chair Edgar Allan Poe used while working in the office of the Southern Literary Messenger in Richmond from 1835 to 1837. Legend tells that… American Empire Side Chair ca. 1820-1830
English Queen Anne Chippendale Transitional Side Chair from Poe's Home 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… Mahogany ca. 1755
English Revival Tall Back Side Chair from Allan Home The brass plaque attached to the back of this chair reads: "This chair, in the Allan Home when Poe lived there, was purchased by Mrs. Charles E. Wortham at the sale… Primary- Poplar 1840-1860
Gothic Revival High Back Hall Chair from Allan Home This chair was purchased at the 1881 estate sale of Poe's foster father's widow, Louisa G. Allan, by Mrs. Samuel Gordon Wallace, whose daughter, Mrs. Maxwell G.… Primary: Mahogany ca. 1845
Rosalie Poe's Piano This is the piano played by Edgar Allan Poe's sister Rosalie Mackenzie Poe. When Poe's mother died, his only sister, Rosalie Poe, was taken in by the Mackenzie… piano forte, mahogany 1838-1840
Sewing Table from Poe's Boyhood Home This table originally belonged to Mary Gallego, who lived in the Richmond Mansion "Moldavia" before Poe's foster parents, the Allans, purchased the home. Mrs.… American Sheraton Sewing Table, walnut ca. 1800
Side Chair from Allan Home This is one of a pair of American Sheraton Fancy Painted side chairs from the Allan home "Moldavia" in which Poe lived from 1825 until 1827. The chairs were… American Sheraton fancy painted side chairs ca. 1815
Table from Edgar Allan Poe's Boyhood Home This American Queen Anne style drop-leaf table was used in the Richmond home "Moldavia," in which Edgar Allan Poe lived with his foster parents, John and Frances… Walnut
Victorian Rococo Chair from Poe's Boyhood Home This Victorian Rococo chair was used by Poe's foster family, the Allans, at their Richmond home, "Moldavia." The chair was given to the Poe Museum in 1963 by Ellen… Primary: Mahogany ca.1845-1850

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