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Catalog Number 2014X.85.2
Object Name Desk, School
Title School Desk
Year Range from 1910
Year Range to 1968
Description This is the second New Globe Automatic School Desk manufactured by The Globe Furniture Company in Waterloo, Ontario. There are two desks and two chairs. In a school setting another set of two plus a rear seat would be placed behind the last attached desk and a desk placed in front of the first chair. 5 rows of desk was standard for classrooms. The desk is made of wood and metal. Underneath the desk there is the manufacturer's logo of a globe with decorative ribbon in metal with "GLOBE." Underneath the logo there is "WATERLOO ON" and further down the leg there is a "1" which could refer to the model number. The chair portion of the desk is adjustable and can be put down or up. The legs are attached to a sleigh like piece of wood. The desk has a hole for pencils and a small intentional indent to rest a pencil being used. All surfaces of the desks and seats are scratched and the underneath of the desks are full of pencil scribbles.
Artist Globe Furniture Company
Search Terms Globe Furniture Company
Subjects EDUCATION
EDUCATION - SCHOOLS
FURNITURE
Dimensions H-33 W-24 L-67 inches