Armchair
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Museum number W.10-1967

Armchair

c.1850

Thomas Hoffmeister and Thomas Behrens

Presented to Queen Victoria; given by the University of Edinburgh to the Victoria and Albert Museum

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At the Great Exhibition of 1851 a group of small German states, including Coburg, that had originally formed the Zollverein  (a union of states with  free trade among its members and uniform custom rates for others), had a joint display. More

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