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Figurehead on display in a garden, Marblehead, Mass.

PC001.02.02.0650.1700.001 (RS82360)

Description

A black and white photograph taken by Mary H. Northend circa 1920, showing a wooden figurehead in the garden of John Peabody's summer home on Peaches Point in Marblehead, Mass. The figurehead is of a woman, and it is surrounded by lush vegetation. Visible behind it are a trellis and bench.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
ca. 1920
Physical Description
1 photograph ; 8 x 10 inches
Inscriptions
6509 (handwritten)
Dimensions
10x 8(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
180340
Reference Code
PC001.02.02.0650.1700.001

Record details

Originator
Northend, Mary H. (1850-1926) (Photographer)
Other People
Peabody, John
Descriptive Terms
benches (furniture)
carving (processes)
figureheads (prow ornaments)
gardens
ships
trellises
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Places
Marblehead (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Publications Referencing This Collection
Bunting, W. H.. (2006.). The camera's coast : historic images of ship and shore in New England. Boston: Historic New England (Organization), 48-49.

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