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Dumbwaiter View Interactive Version ]

For more information about this piece see the Dumbwaiter displayed in the Dining Room.

Artist/MakerJohn Hemmings or Henry and Joseph Ingle
Origin/PurchaseMonticello Joinery or Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Object TypeFurniture and Lighting
Materialsmahogany with King of Prussia marble
Dimensions35 x 18 1/2 x 18 1/2 in.
LocationTea Room


  1. Margaret Bayard Smith, The First Forty Years of Washington Society, 387-388.
  2. William Short to Thomas Jefferson, 4 August 1790, Julian Boyd, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, 17:315.
  3. List of furniture sent to Monticello in 1793, Massachusetts Historical Society.

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