. These two Victorian desks date to the mid nineteenth century. The desk on the left is a handsome solid mahogany, brass-bound gentleman's desk, which contains secret drawers (the image to the left shows this desk opened). On the right is a fine quality lady’s papier maché desk, inlaid with mother of pearl and painted with flowers and gold accents. Photograph by Michael Marx. Text by Catherine Golden.
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Golden, Catherine J. Posting It: The Victorian Revolution in Letter Writing. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2009.
Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of all Nations, 1851. Official Descriptiveand Illustrated Catalogue. By Authority of the Royal Commission. In Three Volumes. London: Spicer Brothers, 1851.
Harris, David. Portable Writing Desks. Buckinghamshire, UK: Shire Publications Ltd., 2001.
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