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St John's Top 5: Designs for high table & combination room chairs (1865)

In 1864 the College began a two-year building project to extend the Hall and replace the Old Combination Room at the junction of the east and north ranges of Second Court. The Archive holds a number of architectural drawings and plans from this period. This month we look at designs for dining chairs intended for the High Table and the Combination Room.

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Front and side view of High Table chair

Front and side view of High Table chair

Dining room chair, 1/4 full size

Dining room chair, 1/4 full size

"Mr Russell's chair"

"Mr Russell's chair"

High table chair and railHigh table chair and rail
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