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Armchair for the Woburn Pubilc Library

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One of America's most influential architects of the nineteenth century, Henry Hobson Richardson is best known for his original interpretation of early medieval building styles in modern architecture; he himself described the style as "a free rendering of the French Romanesque." As an important...

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Credit Line

Gift of Woburn Public Library

about 1878

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Overall: 85.4 x 74.9 x 71.1 cm (33 5/8 x 29 1/2 x 28 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Oak, leather




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