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Chinese Plate for Poe's Boyhood Home This eighteenth century Canton plate was once part of a set owned by Poe's foster parent's John and Frances Allan. It was bought at the estate sale of the Allan… Porcelin 18th Century
Decanter from Edgar Allan Poe's Boyhood Home This is one of two glass decanters from the home of Poe's foster parents, John and Frances Allan, given to the Poe Museum in 1931 by Josie and Katie Halloran, whose…
Decanters from Poe's Boyhood Home These cut glass decaters were used in the home of John and Frances Allan, foster parents of Edgar Allan Poe. The Poe Museum purchased them on September 14, 1922 for…
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
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
Frances Keeling Valentine Allan Portrait This is one of two known life portraits of Edgar Allan Poe's foster mother, Frances Allan (1785-1829), who cared for Poe after his biological mother died when he… Oil on Metal ca. 1828
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
Irons from Poe's Boyhood Home These two brass irons are said to have been used in Poe's boyhood home in Richmond. brass, wood handles
John Allan Portrait This small oil portrait on tin of Edgar Poe's foster father John Allan has been attributed to a few different artists, including the portraitist Thomas Sully, whose… Oil on Metal ca. 1804
Mantle from Edgar Allan Poe's Boyhood Bedroom This mantle once adorned the fireplace in Edgar Allan Poe's bedroom in the house in which he lived with his foster parents, John and Frances Allan, at 14th Street…
Mary Allan Portrait Mary Allan (died 1850) was the oldest of Edgar Allan Poe's foster father John Allan's sisters. Mary Allan resided at the Allan home in Bridgegate House in Irvine,… Oil on Canvas ca. 1803
Painting from Poe's Boyhood Home This painting hung in Edgar Allan Poe's boyhood home and was bought at the estate sale of that mansion by Mrs. J.B. Pace in 1881. Mrs. Pace willed the painting to… Oil on Canvas 1647
Salt Cellars from Poe's Boyhood Home These salt cellars were used to hold salt on the dinner table in boy's boyhood home, "Moldavia," the Richmond mansion in which he lived with his foster parents,… glass
Sconce from Poe's Boyhood Home This sconce was used in the Allan home "Moldavia" in which Poe lived with his foster parents from 1825 until 1827. Most of the contents were sold at an estate sale… Sconce ca.1840-1850
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
Stairs from Poe's Boyhood Home This staircase was salvaged from the home in which Edgar Allan Poe lived with his foster parents, John and Frances Allan, at 14th and Tobacco Alley in Richmond from… wood
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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