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Catalog Number C14.515
Title Armchair Used at Russian-Japanese Peace Conference
Object Name Chair
Description Mahogany & black leather armchair on swivel base; 4 casters; u-shaped seat w/black leather cushion; brass plaque on back seat rail w/info (photo).
Date 1905
Year Range from 1900
Year Range to 1905
Dimensions H-35 W-22.5 D-19.5 inches
Material Mahogany, leather
Place of Origin USA
Provenance This is the chair in which Baron Komura sat while signing the Treaty of Portsmouth, 3:47 PM, Tuesday, Sept. 5th, 1905. Given by the Piscataqua History Club in 1974.
People Komura, Jutaro, 1855-1911
Search Terms Russian-Japanese Peace Conference
Russian-Japanese Peace Treaty
Russo-Japanese Peace Treaty
Russo-Japanese War
Subjects Chairs
Furniture
Treaties
Treaty of Portsmouth (1905)