General Pershing's Desk Chair

General Pershing's Desk Chair

Description
Desk chair used by General John J. Pershing in his war office at General Headquarters in Chaumont, France, during World War I. Wooden chair with low rounded back. Back is comprised of round wooden spindles between two pieces of wood in a round half circle shape. The top of the back is padded with black leather. Black leather seat on a wooden frame attaches to four wooden legs. The front legs are round and the back legs are rectangular.
Location
Currently not on view
user
Pershing, John J.
associated place
France: Champagne-Ardenne, Chaumont
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
leather (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 29 in x 25 in x 23 in; 73.66 cm x 63.5 cm x 58.42 cm
overall: 59 in x 91 in x 38 in; 149.86 cm x 231.14 cm x 96.52 cm
ID Number
AF.35113
accession number
182935
catalog number
35113
Credit Line
Bequest of Estate of General John J. Pershing
related event
World War I
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Naval
Pershing War Office
Military
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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