London, South Kensington
11 February 2004
AN AMERICAN WALNUT, BURR WALNUT AND MAPLE WOOTON DESK
Late 19th century
Bearing a plate 'Manufactured by the Wooton Desk Co, Indianopolis, Ind, PAT.OCT.6.1874.'
68½in. (174cm.) high, 40in. (101.5cm.) wide, 30in. (76cm.) deep
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Walters: The King of Desks: Wooton's Patent Secretary (Washington D.C., 1969), pp.13-4; Cooper, Evolution of Wooton Patent Desks' (Indianapolis, 1983), p.50.
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