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The Archives Room

Armchair, Maryland Senate

Maker: Unknown maker, (possibly Baltimore), 1844
Medium: Walnut, upholstered
MSA SC 1545-3121

Armchair, Maryland Senate

In 1843 the General Assembly ordered Chief Clerk Joseph H. Nicolson to provide furniture for the Committee Room and the Senate Chamber. This suite of armchairs remained in the Old Senate Chamber until the major Victorian-era renovations of 1876-77.



Fine Arts & Decorative Arts in the Archives Room

1840s arnchair
1840s Victorian Armchair
Marquis de Lafayette
Treasury Iron Chest
Benjamin Franklin