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Title Articles about antiques by Eleanor Hume Offutt
Object Name Scrapbook
Scope & Content #1) Antique Collector Eleanor Hume Offutt undated articles on lamps and architecture, photos showing the old Hanna House (on the site of present day City Hall), candle-stand tables, a photo of an 1835 piano brought from New York to Liberty Hall in Frankfort, the Hearst Collection of art including Anthony Wayne’s carved mahogany side chair, Pennsylvania Dutch furniture, a six-legged 18th Century piano found in Versailles, a photo of the silver “I” from the coach of Federal Judge Harry Innis, Duncan Phyfe furniture, French and Belgium “china,” Colonial craftsmanship, the Dr. Ephraim McDowell House at Danville, antique desks (among them destroyed in the Old Capital Hotel fire George Washington’s writing desk), slave made furniture, early lamps, evolution of street lamps, old Christmas silverware, salt shakers and salt dishes, Deming Jarves Sandwich Glass, paintings and relics owned by the KY Historical Society, sugar chests, cherry desks, brass-handled antique furniture, antique chairs and stools, doorways and mantels (Crittenden House), D. D. Bell Place in Lexington, Toby Jugs, ceramics, china, glassware, glass-maker Baron Stiegal, early Kentucky valentines, candle holders, charm bracelet once owned by Mrs. Henry Clay, Kentucky inventors and manufacturers, and “shield back” Hepplewhite chairs.
People Offutt, Eleanor Hume
O'Rear, Eleanor
Harris, Betty
Subjects Antiques
Offutt family
Catalog Number 2012.28.1