- CATEGORY: T&E FOR MATERIALS
- MEASUREMENTS: 5"H x 3"(dia)
- DATE MADE: c. 1837
Camp table kit; leather hinged case (a) contains ivory salt and pepper shakers (b-c) with end piece lid (i) [(c) and (i) are not labeled on the object]; folding silver spoon (d), fork (e), and knife (f), each with ivory handles inlaid with decorative silver bands; fitted sleeve for holding utensils (g); and a silver cup (h).
This kit was purchased in New Orleans, Louisiana on Wednesday, May 17, 1837 for $30 by Thomas Jefferson Chambers. (Reference: Diary of Thomas Jefferson Chambers).
- ASSOCIATED INDIVIDUAL: Chambers, Thomas Jefferson
- CREDIT LINE: Evans, Katharine S.