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Therefore, to find evidence of shelves in the closet all the non-Madison-era plaster was removed from the masonry walls.  After the plaster was removed two sets of masonry pockets were discovered flanking the window that had once lit the closet.  In addition to clearly demonstrating that the closet had shelves, the pockets were important because they revealed the exact location of the shelves as well as their length and width.


Masonry pockets that provided evidence for the shelves in the Upper South Passage Closet.