Chair Photos

Antique or artistic chairs in the collections of various museums & museum houses.

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Collection of American chairs in Yale Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.Leonard chair shop log cabin from Ohiopyle, PA, in Pennsylvania State Museum. Harrisburg, PA.Drop leaf table & Chippendale-style chairs from New York in Washington's Bed Chamber at Morris-Jumel Mansion. New York, NY.Sideboard & chairs in dining room of Old Merchant's House Museum. New York, NY.
Collection of American chairs in Yale Art Gallery. New Haven, CT.Leonard chair shop log cabin (1830-1900) from Ohiopyle, PA, in Pennsylvania State Museum. Harrisburg, PA.Drop leaf table & Chippendale-style chairs (c1760) from New York in Washington's Bed Chamber at Morris-Jumel Mansion. New York, NY.Sideboard & chairs in dining room of Old Merchant's House Museum. New York, NY.
Mahoganny center table by Joseph Meeks & side chairs in parlor of Mount Vernon Hotel Museum. New York, NY.Original chairs from Woodrow Wilson Boyhood Home. Augusta, GA.Interior of the Francia Plantation featuring a Victorian love-seat & chair. Barbados.Velvet chairs in bedroom of Manship House. Jackson, MS.
Mahoganny center table (c1820) by Joseph Meeks & side chairs (c1810-20) in parlor of Mount Vernon Hotel Museum. New York, NY.Original chairs from Woodrow Wilson Boyhood Home. Augusta, GA.Interior of the Francia Plantation featuring a Victorian love-seat & chair. Barbados.Velvet chairs in bedroom of Manship House. Jackson, MS.
Antique corner chairs at Manship House. Jackson, MS.Chairs in Oaks House Museum. Jackson, MS.Chair used by U.S. Grant during occupation of Vicksburg at Old Court House Museum. Vicksburg, MS.Swivel jury chairs in Old Court House Museum. Vicksburg, MS.
Antique corner chairs at Manship House. Jackson, MS.Chairs in Oaks House Museum. Jackson, MS.Chair used by U.S. Grant during occupation of Vicksburg at Old Court House Museum. Vicksburg, MS.Swivel jury chairs in Old Court House Museum. Vicksburg, MS.
Eudora Welty's chair in her former home. Jackson, MS.Chair & table in Eudora Welty House Museum. Jackson, MS.Carved chair which was displayed at Columbia Exposition in Chicago now at Virginia City Museum. Virginia City, MT.Madison Co., Montana scroll on carved chair at Virginia City Museum. Virginia City, MT.
Eudora Welty's chair in her former home. Jackson, MS.Chair & table in Eudora Welty House Museum. Jackson, MS.Carved chair (c1893) which was displayed at Columbia Exposition in Chicago now at Virginia City Museum. Virginia City, MT.Madison Co., Montana scroll on carved chair at Virginia City Museum. Virginia City, MT.
Shaker straight-back chair as hung on wall from Shaker community of Mt. Lebanon, NY, at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Amana-style wooden chair at Krauss Furniture Factory. South Amana, IA.Spiral arm chair in Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site. Buffalo, NY.Original filigreed chair of Millard Fillmore in his house. East Aurora, NY.
Shaker straight-back chair (c1850-1900) as hung on wall from Shaker community of Mt. Lebanon, NY, at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, PA.Amana-style wooden chair at Krauss Furniture Factory. South Amana, IA.Spiral arm chair in Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site. Buffalo, NY.Original filigreed chair of Millard Fillmore in his house. East Aurora, NY.
Renaissance-Revival lounge chair resting on Egyptian-style sphinxes from New York at Lightner Museum. St Augustine, FL.Nixon's easy chair once used in White House Lincoln Sitting Room at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Nixon's giraffe pattern easy chair from his retirement office at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Senate speakers chair in State Capitol made from wood of Charter Oak, the tree wherein Connecticut's charter was once hidden to prevent the King's men from revoking the colonies freedoms. Hartford, CT.
Renaissance-Revival lounge chair resting on Egyptian-style sphinxes (1860-70) from New York at Lightner Museum. St Augustine, FL.Nixon's easy chair once used in White House Lincoln Sitting Room at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Nixon's giraffe pattern easy chair from his retirement office at Nixon Library. Yorba Linda, CA.Senate speakers chair in State Capitol made from wood of Charter Oak, the tree wherein Connecticut's charter was once hidden to prevent the King's men from revoking the colonies freedoms. Hartford, CT.
Senate seat in Connecticut State Capitol. Hartford, CT.Visitor benches in Supreme court in Old State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Seats used in US House of Representatives at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Desk & chair used in Old Thurston County Courthouse in when it served as Washington State Capitol. Olympia, WA.
Senate seat in Connecticut State Capitol. Hartford, CT.Visitor benches in Supreme court in Old State Capitol. Springfield, IL.Seats used in US House of Representatives (1913-50) at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Desk & chair used in Old Thurston County Courthouse in when it served as Washington State Capitol (1905-28). Olympia, WA.
Chair used by Calvin Coolidge when president of the Massachusetts Senate. Northampton, MA.President F.D. Roosevelt's wheelchair which he had made from desk chair to better conceal his Polio paralysis. Hyde Park, NY.Shield back chair from Teddy Roosevelt White House also used during the Eisenhower years at Eisenhower Museum. Abilene, KS.Chair used by Eisenhower during cabinet meetings now at Eisenhower Museum. Abilene, KS.
Chair used by Calvin Coolidge when president of the Massachusetts Senate. Northampton, MA.President F.D. Roosevelt's wheelchair which he had made from desk chair to better conceal his Polio paralysis. Hyde Park, NY.Shield back chair from Teddy Roosevelt White House also used during the Eisenhower years at Eisenhower Museum. Abilene, KS.Chair used by Eisenhower during cabinet meetings now at Eisenhower Museum. Abilene, KS.
Teddy's childhood chair in back parlor of Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace. New York, NY.High chair perhaps used for Herbert Hoover displayed at Hoover National Historic Site. West Branch, IA.Highchair in The Mangoes. Fort Myers, FL.Arts & Crafts-style Morris chair in lobby of Roycroft Inn. East Aurora, NY.
Teddy's childhood chair in back parlor of Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace. New York, NY.High chair perhaps used for Herbert Hoover displayed at Hoover National Historic Site. West Branch, IA.Highchair in The Mangoes. Fort Myers, FL.Arts & Crafts-style Morris chair in lobby of Roycroft Inn. East Aurora, NY.
Side chair by Charles Rennie Mackintosh of Scotland at MoMA. New York, NY.Highback chair by Josef Hoffmann made by Wiener Werkstätte, Austria at MoMA. New York, NY.Sitzmaschine chair by Josef Hoffmann made by J&J Kohn, Austria at MoMA. New York, NY.Side view of bentwood reclining Sitzmaschine chair by Josef Hoffmann at MoMA. New York, NY.
Side chair (1897) by Charles Rennie Mackintosh of Scotland at MoMA. New York, NY.Highback chair (1903-4) by Josef Hoffmann made by Wiener Werkstätte, Austria at MoMA. New York, NY.Sitzmaschine chair (1905) by Josef Hoffmann made by J&J Kohn, Austria at MoMA. New York, NY.Side view of bentwood reclining Sitzmaschine chair (1905) by Josef Hoffmann at MoMA. New York, NY.
Woven basket seats of 1927 Fageol bus at AACA Museum. Hershey, PA.Wooden armchair for Ray W. Evans House of Chicago by Frank Lloyd Wright at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Frank Lloyd Wright designed office chair for Johnson Wax Co. of Racine, WI, at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Seating of Unitarian Meeting House. Madison, WI.
Woven basket seats of 1927 Fageol bus at AACA Museum. Hershey, PA.Wooden armchair for Ray W. Evans House of Chicago (c1908) by Frank Lloyd Wright at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Frank Lloyd Wright designed office chair (1936-9) for Johnson Wax Co. of Racine, WI, at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Seating of Unitarian Meeting House. Madison, WI.
Barcelona chair by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe made by Knoll International, New York at MoMA. New York, NY.Collection of modern chairs at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Part of seating decorative arts collection at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Collection of tractor seats at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.
Barcelona chair (1929) by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe made by Knoll International, New York at MoMA. New York, NY.Collection of modern chairs at Denver Art Museum. Denver, CO.Part of seating decorative arts collection at Kirkland Museum. Denver, CO.Collection of tractor seats at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.
Collection of tractor seats at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Angoram magistrate's chair carved with woman giving birth to two snakes represents the scales of justice. Papua New Guinea.

Collection of tractor seats at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Angoram magistrate's chair carved with woman giving birth to two snakes represents the scales of justice. Papua New Guinea.


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