• Creator
  • Carr, William Joseph, 1910-1999
  • Created Date
  • 1950-1990
  • Description
  • A doodle of a stirrup drawn by W. Joseph Carr. The main stirrup has "polo" written on it and "Pony or Chukker" written underneath. Joseph Carr was a noted furniture designer, artist, cartoonist and sculptor from Gardner, Massachusetts. He worked mainly for Heywood-Wakefield as a furniture designer from 1936 till it closed its doors in 1979, but he also did freelance work for other furniture companies and by request for all types of items. Whet... more
    A doodle of a stirrup drawn by W. Joseph Carr. The main stirrup has "polo" written on it and "Pony or Chukker" written underneath. Joseph Carr was a noted furniture designer, artist, cartoonist and sculptor from Gardner, Massachusetts. He worked mainly for Heywood-Wakefield as a furniture designer from 1936 till it closed its doors in 1979, but he also did freelance work for other furniture companies and by request for all types of items. Whether this doodle was for a request for a newly designed stirrup, and if that design was ever made, is not known. 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
  • Format
  • Drawings
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