Toggle

20 North Main St (also enter on 224 Benefit Street) Providence, RI 02903

Open today
10:00am–5:00pm

Calendar

Today is October 31, 2014. The Museum is open from 10 am – 5 pm.

Double Take: Goddard/Townsend Desk and Bookcase

October 25, 2013, 12:15 – 1 pm
Chace Center Galleries
  • RISDM 04-042 v_22

Attributed to John Goddard, Desk and bookcase, 1760-1785, Bequest of Mr. Charles L. Pendleton

Robert Emlen, senior lecturer in the department of American studies at Brown University, and Rhode Island-based furniture designer and builder, Timothy Philbrick examine the craftsmanship, features, and significance of this mahogany desk and bookcase, one of nine known examples and associated with the Goddard/Townsend family of cabinetmakers.

Free with Museum admission.