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Pier glass, empire style

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Reverend William Bentley praised the looking glasses he saw on his 1801 visit to Oak Hill. He wrote in his diary: "The mirrors were large & gave full view of everyone who passed & were intended for the house in town but were exchanged as those for this seat were too large." Oak Hill's 1814...

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Credit Line

Gift of Richard Edwards

about 1800–1810

Object Place

Massachusetts, United States


Overall: 224.8 x 101.6 cm (88 1/2 x 40 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wood; gilt wood




Furniture, Looking glasses and Mirrors