Flat-top desk (library table, writing table), 1772
Photo by Peter Harholdt, 2004
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John Mayhew (Attributed)
Mahogany, brass, and steel; H. 28 1/2 in. (72.5 cm), W. 61 1/3 in. (155.9 cm), D. 28 1/2 in. (72.4 cm)
University of Pennsylvania Rare Book & Manuscript Library (Philadelphia, Pa.)
A surviving entry in Franklin's accounts indicates that he purchased a "library table" from John Mayhew in June 1772.
Included in BF300 Exhibit.
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