Lolling chair, 1805

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


The Radford Brothers -- Benjamin, William, and Daniel -- made fine furniture in Portland in the early 1800s and are the likely makers of this chair, one of a pair that belonged to Stephen Longfellow.

The chair is mahogany.

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About This Item

  • Title: Lolling chair, 1805
  • Creator: Radford Brothers
  • Creation Date: 1805
  • Subject Date: 1805
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Mahogany
  • Dimensions: 104.1 cm x 66 cm x 60.9 cm
  • Local Code: A85-336
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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