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Cherry Four Poster Bed

Early Sheraton tester bed of small proportions, simple design, cherry wood. American - probably mid - Atlantic. Origin probably Pennsylvania

Object number: 1975.2.1

Dimensions: 77 1/4 L x 49” W x 76 1/2” + 5 1/4” (finial) = 81 3/4” tall

Given in memory of Mrs. John M. Camp (Mary Elizabeth Webb)

Estimated age: 1790.

What visitors say

Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…