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Wine dumbwaiter in side of Dining Room hearth
"A Greater Eye To Convenience " Jefferson filled Monticello with gadgets designed with "a greater eye to convenience," and the dining room contains many examples. A Device to Fetch Wine Built into each side of the fireplace is a wine dumbwaiter, consisting of a box into which a slave in the wine...
Monticello's Dining Room with Dinner Table in Place
Guests to Monticello noted that the first dinner bell customarily rang at three o'clock, and the second called them to the table at four. When they arrived in the Dining Room, they quite likely found Thomas Jefferson reading. Having a self-described "canine appetite for reading" and hating to waste...

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