Kneehole Desks Photos

Kneehole Desks are the typical desks of the 20thC office where a cavity under the writing surface allows knees & office chairs to be inserted fully. Pedestal desks are a subset of kneehole desks.

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State Capitol museum clerical office. Phoenix, AZ.Gillette's desk with rollout chair on tracks at Gillette Castle State Park. East Haddam, CT.French writing desks under painting & silver vessels of era at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.Writing desk with four drawers by Jean-François Hache of Grenoble at Musées des Arts Décoratifs. Lyon, France.
State Capitol museum clerical office recreation. Phoenix, AZ.Gillette's desk with rollout chair on tracks at Gillette Castle State Park. East Haddam, CT.French writing desks (17thC) under painting & silver vessels of era at Orleans Beaux Arts Museum. Orleans, France.Writing desk with four drawers (1765-70) by Jean-François Hache of Grenoble at Musées des Arts Décoratifs. Lyon, France.
Table writing desk at Musées des Arts Décoratifs. Lyon, France.Desk & table in library at Dodge House. Council Bluffs, IA.Desk & corner chair in library at Emo Court. Ireland.Library desk by William Vile at Russborough House. Ireland.
Table writing desk (18thC) at Musées des Arts Décoratifs. Lyon, France.Desk & table in library at Dodge House. Council Bluffs, IA.Desk & corner chair in library at Emo Court. Ireland.Library desk by William Vile at Russborough House. Ireland.
Desk & bookcase by Ladislaus Zdzieblowski of Chicago, IL made for 1893 World's Columbian Exposition at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Desk used by Eisenhower at Columbia University, SHAPE headquarters & the White House at Eisenhower Museum. Abilene, KS.Eudora Welty's working desk as it was when she died. Jackson, MS.Leather work desk of George Scheide Mantel at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.
Desk & bookcase (1893) by Ladislaus Zdzieblowski of Chicago, IL made for 1893 World's Columbian Exposition at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.Desk used by Eisenhower at Columbia University, SHAPE headquarters & the White House at Eisenhower Museum. Abilene, KS.Eudora Welty's working desk as it was when she died. Jackson, MS.Leather work desk of George Scheide Mantel at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum. East Aurora, NY.
F.D. Roosevelt's White House desk in Presidential Library & Museum. Hyde Park, NY.Mr. Eastman's writing desk & chair in East Room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Theodore Roosevelt's desk in window of library at Roosevelt's House Sagamore Hill NHS. Cove Neck, NY.Replica of Napoleonic desk with bust of Napoleon in Mr. Vanderbilt's bedroom at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
F.D. Roosevelt's White House desk in Presidential Library & Museum. Hyde Park, NY.Mr. Eastman's writing desk & chair in East Room at Eastman House. Rochester, NY.Theodore Roosevelt's desk in window of library at Roosevelt's House Sagamore Hill NHS. Cove Neck, NY.Replica of Napoleonic desk with bust of Napoleon in Mr. Vanderbilt's bedroom at Vanderbilt Mansion. Centerport, NY.
Inlaid desk in back parlor of Flavel House. Astoria, OR.Desk in study at Kingscote. Newport, RI.Sitting room desk at Rosecliff. Newport, RI.Bedroom desk at Chateau-sur-Mer. Newport, RI.
Inlaid desk in back parlor of Flavel House. Astoria, OR.Desk in study at Kingscote. Newport, RI.Sitting room desk at Rosecliff. Newport, RI.Bedroom desk at Chateau-sur-Mer. Newport, RI.
Antique desk in office of Saskatchewan Government House. Regina, SK.Desk & typewriter at O.Henry House Museum. San Antonio, TX.The desk used by LBJ to sign the Higher Education Act at his alma mater in November, 1965 on loan from Texas State University San Marcos to LBJ Museum. San Marcos, TX.Office area on third floor pool room at McFaddin-Ward House. Beaumont, TX.
Antique desk in office of Saskatchewan Government House. Regina, SK.Desk & typewriter at O.Henry House Museum. San Antonio, TX.The desk used by LBJ to sign the Higher Education Act at his alma mater in November, 1965 on loan from Texas State University San Marcos to LBJ Museum. San Marcos, TX.Office area on third floor pool room at McFaddin-Ward House. Beaumont, TX.
Desk in Florence Chambers' bedroom at Chambers House Museum. Beaumont, TX.Marquetry desk in library at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Kneehole desk in small library at Thirlestane Castle. Scotland.Oval desk in library at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Desk in Florence Chambers' bedroom at Chambers House Museum. Beaumont, TX.Marquetry desk in library at Haddo House. Methlick, Scotland.Kneehole desk in small library at Thirlestane Castle. Scotland.Oval desk in library at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.
Desk with typewriter in Edwardian Library at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Writing desk & chair in Library at Newhailes. Musselburgh, Scotland.Kneehole writing desk & chair in Oak Room at Lauriston Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.Desk & armchair in Robert Adam's Library with curved ends at Culzean Castle. Maybole, Scotland.
Desk with typewriter in Edwardian Library at Falkland Palace. Falkland, Scotland.Writing desk & chair in Library at Newhailes. Musselburgh, Scotland.Kneehole writing desk & chair in Oak Room at Lauriston Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.Desk & armchair in Robert Adam's Library with curved ends at Culzean Castle. Maybole, Scotland.
Writing desk with medical chest at Rotch-Jones-Duff House. New Bedford, MA.


Writing desk with medical chest at Rotch-Jones-Duff House. New Bedford, MA.



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