Early Desks Photos
Early European Renaissance & onward desk designs were heavy wooden furniture structures. This page includes early designs even if of recent construction.
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|Bailiff's Room (1580s) with writing desk on table & great chair (1600s) at Castle Fraser. Aberdeenshire, Scotland.||Spanish colonial desk in The Oldest House. St Augustine, FL.||Drop-front writing desk plus brazier in Captain's office at Spanish Governor's Palace. San Antonio, TX.||Spanish drop-front desk (c1625) under painting by Sir Anthony van Dyck at Hyde House. Glens Falls, NY.|
|Room furnished as office with table for desk & document chest at Spanish Governor's Palace. San Antonio, TX.||Carving detail of desk (2nd half 19th C) owned by Fernando Veramendi of San Antonio at Spanish Governor's Palace. San Antonio, TX.|
All photos on this page are originals by & copyrighted by Jim Steinhart.
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