Step Stool

Title

Step Stool

Subject

Stool, Step

Description

Hand carved rectangle wooden stool. Four legs on each corner of the stool and connected together on the bottom. Top: Rectangle top, four circles in the corners showing where the legs are inserted. Bottom: Handwritten letter from the blind man who made the stool. The four legs are nailed into the top rectangle piece on the sides. The legs are supported on the short sides with a peg between them and a longer peg runs down the center connecting the two smaller pegs.

Translation of note under stool: “November 17, 48 Offered and executed by an 83-year-old blind man in recognition of having been delivered from slavery and hunger Donet 17 rue of the alouettes a careers-b Beaudart - seine S...and Oise” (address and name)

Creator

Tabatha Butler Photographer

Source

1949.3.95

Publisher

Idaho State Historical Society

Date

Circa 1949

Contributor

Idaho State Historical Society

Rights

Idaho State Historical Society

Relation

Still images of step stool in Merci Train collection

Format

Height:7.25" Width: 6.75" Length :12"

Language

French

Type

Still images

Identifier

1949.3.95

Coverage

Idaho State Historical Museum's Storage

Files

1949.3.95a.jpg
1949.3.95b.jpg
1949.3.95c.jpg
1949.3.95d.jpg
1949.3.95e.jpg
1949.3.95f.jpg
Date Added
December 15, 2011
Collection
Idaho Merci Train Collection
Item Type
Still Image
Citation
Tabatha Butler Photographer , “Step Stool,” Idaho Merci Train, accessed November 20, 2017, http://idahomercitrain.omeka.net/items/show/63.