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Frothingham card table, 1796

Contributed by Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum

This mahogany card table was probably made by Benjamin Frothingham, of Charlestown, Massachusetts in 1796. It is one of a matched pair. Frothingham had served under Henry Knox during the Revolutionary War, and Knox commissioned him to make a number of pieces for his Thomaston mansion, Montpelier. MMN image # 10533 is the original receipt for this table.

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  • Title: Frothingham card table, 1796
  • Creator: Frothingham, Benjamin
  • Creation Date: 1796
  • Subject Date: 1796
  • Town: Charlestown, Thomaston
  • County: Knox
  • State: MA, ME
  • Media: mahogany
  • Dimensions: 73.75 cm x 83.75 cm x 42.5 cm
  • Local Code: A-3-43
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum
P.O. Box 326, Thomaston, ME 04861
(207) 354-0180
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