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New acquisitions to Tyron Palace’s exhibition collection included items that needed extra care, hence on display during special exhibitions. The exhibits spotlighted were a Magic Lantern Projector, 19th century; a Civil War-era Powder Horn; a Civil War-era folding chair used by Captain Frederick Cox Roberts; a liquor jug, 19th century, from A.H. Holton Retail Liquor.
18th and 19th were work tables were gender-bound, based on the typed of work done. Other purposes expanded the types of work beyond sewing, such as writing. Moving them out into other areas of the home justified features such as fancy veneer, seen in the pictured work table that is an exemplary example of conservation labor.
Described was the labor of love involved in the restoration of a lathe originally owned by Charles Henry Hall. Courtesy of its passage down through the centuries by Hall’s nephew, Charles Hall Ashford, Jr., and L.R. Thomas Jr., the lathe is part of the Palace’s collection of human powered tools.