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Object ID 1935.019
Object Name Cradle
Collection Furniture
Credit line Gift of Miss Elizabeth Gawthrop
Date circa 1807
Made William George Jones
Description Wooden cradle with hood and two thick rockers. It has dovetail construction with two hand holds at the side and a dark wood stain.
Dimensions H-26.5 W-22.75 L-38.5 inches
Dimension Details
Owned Mary Elizabeth Jones
Provenance Originally made by William George Jones (1784-1873) for his daughter, Mary Elizabeth Jones (1807-1890). Mary E. Jones later married Samuel Stroud in 1827, and their daughter Hannah (1841-1919) later married Alfred Gawthrop in 1865. The donor, Miss Elizabeth S. Gawthrop, is their daughter and William G. Jones' great-granddaughter.
Subjects Furniture
Children
Cradles
People Jones, William G.
Search Terms Cradles
Furniture
William Jones
William G. Jones
Front Street
Shipley Street
Wilmington
Mary Jones
Mary Elizabeth Jones
Babies
Children
Cabinetmakers
New Castle County
Material Mahogany; poplar (floor & rockers)
Place of Origin Wilmington, DE