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Nathan Appleton House, 39 Beacon St., Boston, Mass., parlor

PC002.USMA.Boston.027.06 (RS15618)

Description

Photograph of the front parlor, looking into the back parlor, in the Nathan Appleton House, 39 Beacon St., Boston, Mass.

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Details

Collection Name
Domestic interiors photographic collection
Collection Code
PC002
Dates
1885-1886
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1912-10-07
Physical Description
1 photograph
Dimensions
11"x 14" (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
ACCESS ID: 1776
Old ID: 1812.00
GUSN
167186
Reference Code
PC002.USMA.Boston.027.06

Historical/Biographical Note

This photograph was taken in 1885 or 1886 during the residency of William Sumner Appleton, Sr., son of Nathan Appleton, before the sale of the house in 1886 to Arthur Lyman. A note on the back indicates that the portrait shown is John Singleton Copley's portrait of Mrs. Richard Crowninshield Derby (Martha) as St. Cecilia playing the harp.

Record details

Descriptive Terms
interior decoration
interior views
Material Type
photographs
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
HGO-01-001-F-R-1

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