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State House Caucus Room

Armchair, Maryland Senate

Maker: Unknown maker, (possibly Baltimore), 1844
Medium: Walnut, upholstered
MSA SC 1545-3421

1840s Senate Armchair

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

There are a total of three chairs from this order on display in the State House Caucus Room and one in the Archives Room.

Portraits in the State House Caucus Room

Clarence W. Blount
Oden Bowie
Frank Brown
Leonard Calvert
Elihu E. Jackson
Robert McLane
Mary E. W. Risteau
Thomas Swann
Francis Thomas
William P. Whyte
Levin Winder

lANdSCAPE pAINTINGS in the State House Caucus Room

Morning on the Severn
Near Union Bridge
Twilight on Bear Creek
Susquehanna River
Susquehanna River


Decorative Arts & SculpTURE in the State House Caucus Room

Reverdy Johnson
US MD Silver Service
1840s Armchair
1905 Arm chairs