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FDA-A.381-2013

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Object number

FDA-A.381-2013

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Title

Marten Table

Title Type

assigned by cataloguer

Description

Mahogany circular table with engraved brass plaque to Martens on ribbed tapering legs

Description

Dimensions

height: 760mm
diameter: 1220mm

Inscription

Brass plaque engraved:'At this table/ Henry Marten afterwards Provost/ taught history to Eton Boys/ many of whom responding to his guidance/ and fired by his enthusiasm/ rose to distinction in the service of their country.'

Material

mahogany
brass

Physical description

Mahogany breakfast table; the divided circular top inset with a brass plaque engraved;'At this table/ Henry Marten afterwards Provost/ taught history to Eton Boys/ many of whom responding to his guidance/ and fired by his enthusiasm/ rose to distinction in the service of their country.', on turned tapering ribbed legs with brass and ebonised castors; 2 leaves

Production

Person

Unknown (Creator)

Date

1820-40
image FDA-A.381-2013
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