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Description Mirror for chest of drawers (see 62.158.A) reportedly used as a hiding place for a settler's infant in New Ulm, Minnesota, during the 1862 U.S.-Dakota War. The oval mirror has a molded oval wooden frame which pivots on a metal rod attached to curved wooden support brackets.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 32 1/2 inches height
22 3/4 inches width
1 1/2 inches depth
Nomenclature Mirror
Subjects Used by: Willhelm Krech family
Used by: Krech, Alvin W.
German Americans--Minnesota--New Ulm.
Immigration and settlement
Used in New Ulm, Brown County, Minnesota, United States
Used during U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
Home Furnishings. Furniture. Mirrors
Home Furnishings. Furniture. Storage for Clothing
Dates Use: Approximately 1862
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 62.158.B