Design for a Library Bookcase

Sea of Liberty  |  image

This image is a design for a bookcase by the well-known English furniture designer, Thomas Chippendale. In the mid-18th century, many of the wealthiest people in Britain and the colonies purchased his products. In 1754, he published a book of his designs for wooden furniture, cabinets, tables, and chairs which many carpenters in Philadelphia and Boston then copied.

Download Image