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Wooden inkstand with concave sides, double band incised in center, and molded foot; painted black.
Gift of Theodore P. Seymour
According to accession records, this inkstand was used by Horatio Seymour (1810-1886), who was governor of New York in 1852. The inkstand was then given to Harry G. Kimball by his uncle Lynott B. Root of Utica, who worked with Seymour.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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