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Dining Chairs - Manse Dining Suite

From the Collection of Mission to Seafarers Victoria 717 Flinders Street Docklands Victoria

Description
Wooden oakwood dining chairs with two heart-shaped carvings on the backrest. One of the chair has armrests. Eucalyptus green leather cushion seats. Canvas webbing underneath. Set of 6 original chairs used in the Manse. Four chairs in urgent need of repair and restoration.
Size
h 93.5 cm (back) / h 45 cm x w 44 cm x d 42 cm (chair base)
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Object Registration
1985
Keywords
chair, dining
Historical information
Set of six original dining chairs used in the Manse.
When Made
circa 1917
Significance
The chairs were originally used in the dining room of the chaplain's quarter as photographed by Reverend Weller in the 1920s (see item 1568).
Last updated
24 Mar 2019 at 12:44PM