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Empire style with gadrooned edge top.

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Rods held spools of thread.

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Floral needlepoint panel-reds, rose, and navy in gilt lined frame. Kept heat from reddening lady's face.

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Three-light centerpiece with two single-light side pieces and a marble base. It was very popular and ownership demonstrated the height of good taste.

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Neo-classical and gilt framed.

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It was copyrighted 1862 by George A Prince & Co. Buffalo, N.Y. Rosewood. Small keyboard organ that produces sounds by drawing air through metal reeds by means of a bellow operated by pedals. The melodeon at Cherry Hill has two pedals and two…

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Fuel for lamps like these was refined whale oil. This lamp was most popular in the United States in the 1830s and 1840s. Our lamps here are old reproductions that have no place for whale oil.

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c. 1850. Mahogany and brass with some inlay. It came from Annapolis area.

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By Lilly Martin Spencer. the leading American woman artist in the 1840s-1870s. ( ( It hangs over the melodeon). Pic Nic was completed in 1858. The print hanging at Cherry Hill was published by New York Engraving . Printing and Publishing Co. in …

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A mid-19th century rocking chair, sometimes referred to as a Lincoln rocker because Abraham Lincoln was photographed in one.
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