Folding cot with handle

Folding cot with handle
Title
Folding cot with handle
Date 
1850-1860
Medium 
Wood, brass, other metal, paper, cotton
Dimensions 
overall (folded): 7 5/8 x 19 3/8 x 9 in. ( 19.4 x 49.2 x 22.9 cm )
Description 
Folding army cot with wooden frame and brass fittings, directions for assembly on paper label on one side; with canvas top for cot and canvas bag for storage; with metal crank-style handle.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Julia Colt Butler
Object Number 
1940.8a-d
Marks 
stamped: brass fitting, one end: "BROWNE & LAMBERT / 117 FRONT ST / NEW YORK / AGENTS" stamped: brass fitting, one end: "WHITMARSH'S / 1850 / PATENT"
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Creative: Tronvig Group