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Window Glass

Description

Framed pane of glass from Holmes House in Cambridge. Inscription reads, "Pane of glass take from a bedroom window in the old Holmes house, Cambridge. The letters O.W. were scratched upon the glass by the poet when a boy V.Y.B."

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1737
Inscriptions
The letters ""OW"" are scratched in the glass.
Material
glass (material)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Glass
glass (material)
GLASS, WINDOW
sheet glass
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894
Dimensions
11.625 x 12.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1930.287
Credit Line
Bequest of Dr. Vincent Y. Bowditch
GUSN
1130

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