School Desk and Seat Model by unknown maker

Description (Brief)
School desk model but as no patent number or patent tags are evident this may be a salesman's sample.. Three desks are lined up front to back. Two have chairs attached to the front and the last has a separate chair.There is an enclosed shelf under each desktop. The legs of desks and chair and supports for chairback are metal and all are screwed to a wooden base. The middle desk and chair is missing one screw on one support on the same side.
Currently not on view
Object Name
desk, school
desk model
date made
Hoffman, John
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
overall: 3 1/4 in x 9 3/8 in x 2 in; 8.255 cm x 23.8125 cm x 5.08 cm
place made
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Patent Models
Cultures & Communities
American History Education Collection
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Home and Community Life: Education
American History Education Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Bequest of John R. Hoffman
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