• Creator
  • Carr, William Joseph, 1910-1999
  • Created Date
  • 1970-1990
  • Description
  • Napkin drawings of the S. Bent & Brothers, Inc. building and articles with SB on it by W. Joseph Carr. The front side of the napkin has a drawing in pen of the S. Bent Factory. On the back side are various articles with the SB logo on them, including a candlestick, drawn in pencil. S. Bent & Brothers, Inc. was started in 1867 by Samuel, Charles and Roderic Bent in Gardner, Massachusetts after Samuel Bent left the Heywood-Wakefield Company. The... more
    Napkin drawings of the S. Bent & Brothers, Inc. building and articles with SB on it by W. Joseph Carr. The front side of the napkin has a drawing in pen of the S. Bent Factory. On the back side are various articles with the SB logo on them, including a candlestick, drawn in pencil. S. Bent & Brothers, Inc. was started in 1867 by Samuel, Charles and Roderic Bent in Gardner, Massachusetts after Samuel Bent left the Heywood-Wakefield Company. They made colonial chairs, rockers, children's chairs, and, in 1920s-1950s, breakfast sets and institutional furniture. One of their specialties was the college and university chair. S. Bent & Brothers, Inc. closed in 2001. Is part of the W. Joseph Carr Collection, LaChance Library, Mount Wachusett Community College, Gardner, Massachusetts, http://www.mwcc.edu/Html/Library/index.html. For further information, see the Greater Gardner Furniture History Documentary Project website, http://www.mwcc.edu/gardnerfurniture/default.html. less
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  • Drawings
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