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1965T6387 Portable Bookcase

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Title: 1965T6387 Portable Bookcase
Description: 1965T6387
Portable Bookcase, 1755-1765
Pinto Collection - Purchased from Edward H Pinto, 1965.
This rare, portable bookcase was made in England, around 1760. The cabinet maker has followed the fashions of the period, both in his use of mahogany and in the design of the Gothic arched doors. Wealthy people in the eighteenth century had many more opportunities to travel than previous generations. Cabinet makers made a wide range of furniture which was suitable for carrying with them on long land or sea voyages.
Keywords:
Book
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18th Century
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Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
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Wood
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Pinto Collection
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Social history
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Recreation & Leisure
   
Usage Rights: CC0 - Public Domain
Size: 53.17 MB; 3262 x 2848 pixels; 276 x 241 mm (print at 300 DPI); 863 x 754 mm (screen at 96 DPI);