School Desk and Seat Model by unknown maker

School Desk and Seat Model by unknown maker

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Description
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.
Object Name
desk, school
model
desk model
date made
n.d.
bequest
Hoffman, John
maker
unknown
place made
World
Physical Description
paint (overall material)
non ferrous metal (bronze) (overall material)
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/4 in x 9 3/8 in x 2 in; 8.255 cm x 23.8125 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
1983.0508.06
accession number
1983.0508
catalog number
1983.0508.06
Credit Line
Bequest of John R. Hoffman
subject
Education
Patent Models
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Cultural and Community Life: Education
Cultures & Communities
American History Education Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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