Desk Photos

Antique desks & writing tables in the collections of various museums & museum houses.

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Spanish colonial desk in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Portable writing desk, navigation instruments & other objects used by Corps of Discovery on Lewis & Clark expedition at Museum of Idaho. Idaho Falls, ID.Field desk used at Vicksburg battle by an Illinois quartermaster. Vicksburg, MS.Civil War field desk at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.
Spanish colonial desk in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.Portable writing desk, navigation instruments & other objects used by Corps of Discovery on Lewis & Clark expedition at Museum of Idaho. Idaho Falls, ID.Field desk used at Vicksburg battle by an Illinois quartermaster. Vicksburg, MS.Civil War field desk at Atlanta Historical Museum. Atlanta, GA.
Kneehole desk attrib. to Thomas Burling of New York in Washington's Bed Chamber at Morris-Jumel Mansion. New York, NY.Butler's desk in dining room of Morris-Jumel Mansion. New York, NY.Metamorphic desk [aka Aaron Burr desk] patented by Stephen Hedges at Morris-Jumel Mansion. New York, NY.Desk in Senate chamber of Old State Capitol. Springfield, IL.
Kneehole desk (c1775) attrib. to Thomas Burling of New York in Washington's Bed Chamber at Morris-Jumel Mansion. New York, NY.Butler's desk (1790-1810) in dining room of Morris-Jumel Mansion. New York, NY.Metamorphic desk [aka Aaron Burr desk] (1854) patented by Stephen Hedges at Morris-Jumel Mansion. New York, NY.Desk in Senate chamber of Old State Capitol. Springfield, IL.
Drop front desk in Canova House at Old St. Augustine Village. St Augustine, FL.Desk & library in Hermann Grima House. New Orleans, LA.Writing desk at Laura Plantation. Vacherie, LA.Writing desk at Destrehan Plantation. Destrehan, LA.
Drop front desk in Canova House (c1840) at Old St. Augustine Village. St Augustine, FL.Desk & library in Hermann Grima House. New Orleans, LA.Writing desk at Laura Plantation. Vacherie, LA.Writing desk at Destrehan Plantation. Destrehan, LA.
Desk in Plantation office in Oak Alley house. Vacherie, LA.Antique desk with bookcase at Oak Alley Plantation. Vacherie, LA.Roll-front writing desk in Oaks House Museum. Jackson, MS.Drop front desk in Eudora Welty House. Jackson, MS.
Desk in Plantation office in Oak Alley house. Vacherie, LA.Antique desk with bookcase at Oak Alley Plantation. Vacherie, LA.Roll-front writing desk in Oaks House Museum. Jackson, MS.Drop front desk in Eudora Welty House. Jackson, MS.
Desk & bookcase of Stanton Hall. Natchez, MS.Former office of governor in old State Capitol with 1902 roll top desk by M. Ohmers & Sons of Dayton, OH. Tallahassee, FL.Drop front desk in Balcony House. Nassau, The Bahamas.Buffalo Bill's roll top desk at Scout's Rest. North Platte, NE.
Desk & bookcase of Stanton Hall. Natchez, MS.Former office of governor in old State Capitol with 1902 roll top desk by M. Ohmers & Sons of Dayton, OH. Tallahassee, FL.Drop front desk in Balcony House. Nassau, The Bahamas.Buffalo Bill's roll top desk at Scout's Rest. North Platte, NE.
Drop front desk at Byers-Evans House. Denver, CO.Late 19th C office desk of Boston Hotel now Astor House Museum. Golden, CO.Doctor's office desk at South Park City. Fairplay, CO.Desk & chair used in Old Thurston County Courthouse in when it served as Washington State Capitol. Olympia, WA.
Drop front desk at Byers-Evans House. Denver, CO.Late 19th C office desk of Boston Hotel now Astor House Museum. Golden, CO.Doctor's office desk at South Park City. Fairplay, CO.Desk & chair used in Old Thurston County Courthouse in when it served as Washington State Capitol (1905-28). Olympia, WA.
Drop front desk in unrestored apartment at Tenement Museum. New York, NY.Writing desk in Pierce Manse. Concord, NH.Writing table in Pierce Manse. Concord, NH.Abraham Lincoln's desk in Lincoln Home. Springfield, IL.
Drop front desk in unrestored apartment at Tenement Museum. New York, NY.Writing desk in Pierce Manse. Concord, NH.Writing table in Pierce Manse. Concord, NH.Abraham Lincoln's desk in Lincoln Home. Springfield, IL.
Portable writing desk on octagonal table in Lincoln home. Springfield, IL.Abraham Lincoln's desk in his law office. Springfield, IL.Desk used by Lincoln immediately after election to President in Lincoln-Herndon law office building. Springfield, IL.Standing desk in another lawyer's office which shared Lincoln-Herndon law office building. Springfield, IL.
Portable writing desk on octagonal table in Lincoln home. Springfield, IL.Abraham Lincoln's desk in his law office. Springfield, IL.Desk used by Lincoln immediately after election to President in Lincoln-Herndon law office building. Springfield, IL.Standing desk in another lawyer's office which shared Lincoln-Herndon law office building. Springfield, IL.
Desk in lawyer's office. Springfield, IL.Bedroom desk in James A. Garfield home. Mentor, OH.Presidential desk of Grover Cleveland at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Carving detail of Grover Cleveland desk at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
Desk in lawyer's office. Springfield, IL.Bedroom desk in James A. Garfield home. Mentor, OH.Presidential desk of Grover Cleveland at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Carving detail of Grover Cleveland desk at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.
Drop front desk in back parlor of Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace. New York, NY.Drop-front desk of rosewood & satinwood in bedroom at Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace. New York, NY.William Howard Taft house secretary desk. Cincinnati, OH.Desk used by Calvin Coolidge when Alderman in Northampton. Northampton, MA.
Drop front desk in back parlor of Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace. New York, NY.Drop-front desk of rosewood & satinwood in bedroom at Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace. New York, NY.William Howard Taft house secretary desk which belonged to his father Alphonso Taft. Cincinnati, OH.Desk used (1895) by Calvin Coolidge when Alderman in Northampton. Northampton, MA.
Drop-front desk in Woodrow Wilson Boyhood Home. Augusta, GA.F.D. Roosevelt's White House desk in Presidential Library & Museum. Hyde Park, NY.Eleanor Roosevelt's writing desk at Roosevelt home. Hyde Park, NY.Desk used by Eisenhower at Columbia University, SHAPE headquarters & the White House at Eisenhower Museum. Abilene, KS.
Drop-front desk in Woodrow Wilson Boyhood Home. Augusta, GA.F.D. Roosevelt's White House desk in Presidential Library & Museum. Hyde Park, NY.Eleanor Roosevelt's writing desk at Roosevelt home. Hyde Park, NY.Desk used by Eisenhower at Columbia University, SHAPE headquarters & the White House at Eisenhower Museum. Abilene, KS.
Inlaid Iranian desk presented by the Shah of Iran at Eisenhower Museum. Abilene, KS.1960's desk for campaign in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Replica of Resolute Desk used by Kennedy in 'White House in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Lyndon B. Johnson Library replica of LBJ's Oval Office with desk. Austin, TX.
Inlaid Iranian desk (1959) presented by the Shah of Iran at Eisenhower Museum. Abilene, KS.1960's desk for campaign in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Replica of Resolute Desk used by Kennedy in 'White House in JFK Library. Boston, MA.Lyndon B. Johnson Library replica of LBJ's Oval Office with desk. Austin, TX.
Replica of president's desk for Reagan's oval office at Reagan Museum. Simi Valley, CA.Steel & Formica desk for Johnson Wax Co. of Racine, WI by Frank Lloyd Wright & made by Steelcase, Inc., at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Steel & Formica desk for Johnson Wax Co. of Racine, WI by Frank Lloyd Wright & made by Steelcase, Inc., at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.
Replica of president's desk for Reagan's oval office at Reagan Museum. Simi Valley, CA.Steel & Formica desk for Johnson Wax Co. of Racine, WI (1936-9) by Frank Lloyd Wright & made by Steelcase, Inc., at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Steel & Formica desk for Johnson Wax Co. of Racine, WI (1936-9) by Frank Lloyd Wright & made by Steelcase, Inc., at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.

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