"Revolutionary America! 1763-1789 April 20-November 3, 2002


Wine glasses of George and Martha Washington

photo of exhibit section
In this photo:
WINE GLASSES that belonged to GEORGE WASHINGTON, 1700s
  On loan from the collection of:
    --Virginia Historical Society, Richmond VA
PEWTER SPOON, PLATE, BASIN, and LAMP that burned whale oil, c.1700s
WINDSOR CHAIRS, typically made in Philadelphia for the export trade from 1760-1800
    --Lou and Colleen Picek, Main Street Antiques and Art, West Branch IA
PEWTER PLATE and TABLEWARE, c. 1780-1800
    --Old York Historical Society, York ME
    --Juanita Hahn, Iowa City IA
WALNUT TABLE (reproduction) with claw foot legs.
PEWTER PEPPER SHAKER and SALT CELLAR, c.1800s, collected by Lou Henry Hoover
COSTUME representing a colonial man, with shirt, waistcoat, pants, boots
    --Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum, West Branch IA


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