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This miniature tall chest is inscribed "Made for Grandmother Peabody by her little friend Burnham in 1792. Cut out with a knife." Created from wood, the piece of furniture is only six inches high, but is complete with a lift top and three working drawers set on tall cabriole legs. It came to Memorial Hall from Bridgton, Maine.

 

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Miniature Chest of Drawers

date   1792
process/materials   pine
item type   Personal Items/Toy
accession #   #1916.14.24


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"Distribution of Personal Estate of Mr. Ebenezer Wells of Deerfield"


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