Furniture owned by Gideon Welles during the Civil War
Attributed to the Washington, D.C. home of Navy Secretary Gideon Welles this circular sofa, or borne, came in to possession of the Dixon-Welling family and later owned by Miss Elizabeth D. Welling and used in her home.
Provenance confirmed by Mrs. Elizabeth L C. Dixon (1819-1871)
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- Date Added
- February 17, 2020
- Item Type
- Provenance confirmed by Mrs. Elizabeth L C. Dixon (1819-1871), “Circular Sofa,” E - A r c h i V e s , accessed May 5, 2021, https://citizenarchivist.omeka.net/items/show/629.