Traveling desk

Object Number: 
1944.110
Date: 
1850-1870
Medium: 
Walnut; poplar, pine
Dimensions: 
Overall: 22 1/4 x 27 x 13 1/2 in. ( 56.5 x 68.6 x 34.3 cm )
Description: 
Walnut fall-front traveling desk; rectangular form with hinged fall front with panel and frame construction, working lock and key, and metal drop chain; front opens to reveal twenty-five pigeon holes and four drawers inside; metal carrying handles attached to sides.
Gallery Label: 
This traveling desk may have been used on a military campaign or expedition.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Dr. James Hamlin MacIvor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group