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View from back window of 39 Beacon Street, Boston, Mass., ca. 1856

GC001.USMA.Boston.251 (RS102171)

Description

The house at 39 Beacon Street was owned by Nathan Appleton (1779-1861). The barn on the left side of the drawing belonged to the property at 40 Beacon Street. Additional detail about the drawing is provided by William Sumner Appleton on the item verso.

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Details

Collection Name
Original art collection
Collection Code
GC001
Dates
ca. 1856
Physical Description
1 sketch : pencil
Dimensions
10 1/4"x 6 5/8" (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
ACCESS ID: 4651
Credit Line
Gift of Harriot Appleton Curtis, May 28, 1914.
GUSN
165823
Reference Code
GC001.USMA.Boston.251

Record details

Originator
Curtis, Harriot Sumner (Appleton), 1841-1923 (artist)
Other People
Appleton, Nathan, 1779-1861
Appleton, William Sumner, 1874-1947
Other Organizations
Historic New England (Organization)
Descriptive Terms
dwellings
exterior views
houses
Material Type
drawings (visual works)
Subjects
Beacon Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Beacon Hill (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
HGO-01-001-O-G-401-ORAS05
Physical Access Restrictions
Good. Discolored edges.

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