Chippendale furniture designs
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A design drawing by W. Joseph Carr of an American Chippendale China Cabinet, Dresser Mirror and Kidney Shaped Bench for the Heywood-Wakefield Company in Gardner, Massachusetts. The design drawing is labeled with sizes and names. There are also hand-drawn blowups of relief details of the cornice work on the Dresser Mirror and Bench. The design is number seven in the series. Joseph Carr was a noted furniture designer, artist, cartoonist and sculptor from Gardner, Massachusetts. He worked for the Heywood-Wakefield Company as a furniture designer from 1936 till the company closed its doors in 1979. He also did freelance furniture designs for a variety of furniture companies including S. Bent & Brothers, Inc.
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.
- Carr, William Joseph, 1910-1999
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- Heywood-Wakefield Company
Furniture industry and trade--Massachusetts--Gardner
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- Carr, William Joseph, 1910-1999. Chippendale furniture designs. 1936-1979. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://ark.digitalcommonwealth.org/ark:/50959/bk1291468. (Accessed July 17, 2018.)
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- Carr, William Joseph, 1910-1999, (1936-1979) Chippendale furniture designs. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://ark.digitalcommonwealth.org/ark:/50959/bk1291468
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- Carr, William Joseph, 1910-1999. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://ark.digitalcommonwealth.org/ark:/50959/bk1291468>.