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Lectern

64 in. (162.6 cm)

Unknown, Spanish
Spanish

Object Type: Metalwork
Medium and Support: Wrought iron
Credit Line: Buswell-Hochstetter Bequest
Accession Number: 1955.126
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Location: Not currently on view
Collection: Buswell-Hochstetter Collection

This lectern probably held a Bible during religious services. It features two candleholders that could be swiveled closer to the text if more reading light was needed in the darkened interior of a church.

[Label text from It Came From the Vault exhibition, 2013]

Provenance
Bertha Hochstetter (Mrs. Henry) Buswell, Buffalo, NY, November 1930; her bequest to the Gallery, 1941; lifetime interest held by her brother, Ralph Hochstetter, Buffalo, NY, until his death in 1955, when it passed to the Gallery

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It Came from the Vault exhibition catalogue Entry for this artwork in the It Came from the Vault exhibition catalogue. The exhibition ran from March 17-June 9, 2013


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