[Chest of tools possibly belonging to Anton B. Wessendorff]

Description:

It is believed that this chest and tools belonged to Anton B. Wessendorff, a cabinet maker who came to America from Germany about 1850 when he was about 20 yrs old. He started a small cabinet shop in Richmond about 1855 adding a small line of lumber and nails as demand developed. He also began making and finishing caskets.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
Fort Bend Museum
Collection(s):
Fort Bend Museum Collection
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Total Uses: 3
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United States - Texas
Description:

It is believed that this chest and tools belonged to Anton B. Wessendorff, a cabinet maker who came to America from Germany about 1850 when he was about 20 yrs old. He started a small cabinet shop in Richmond about 1855 adding a small line of lumber and nails as demand developed. He also began making and finishing caskets.

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Keyword(s): Anton Wessendorff | tool boxes
Partner:
Fort Bend Museum
Collection:
Fort Bend Museum Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1971.032.001a
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth159
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
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Access: Public