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Landscaping plan of the Ephraim Merriam House, Jamaica Plain, Boston, Mass., Oct. 1856

AR002.TMP.001.001 (RS30099)

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Collection Name
Luther Briggs, Jr. architectural collection
Collection Code
AR002
Dates
1856
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1937
Physical Description
1 landscaping plan : black and brown ink, watercolor, and graphite underdrawing and notations on wove paper ; 19 1/2 x 13 inches
Inscriptions
Ephm Merriam. / Land at Jamaica Plain. (handwritten)
Sheet No 6. / Original Set. (handwritten)
Landscape Plan. (handwritten)
Scale 12 feet to an inch. (handwritten)
October - 1856 (handwritten)
L. Briggs, Jr., Architect (handwritten)
Dimensions
19 1/2x 13 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Architectural and Cartographic Materials
Description Level
Component
GUSN
180771
Reference Code
AR002.TMP.001.001

Record details

Variant Title
Ephraim Merriam House, Chestnut Street, Jamaica Plain, Boston, 1856-57
Originator
Briggs, Luther, 1822-1905 (Architect)
Descriptive Terms
Italianate (North American architecture styles )
black (color)
brown (color)
dwellings
graphite (mineral)
houses
ink
underdrawings
watercolor (paint)
wove paper
Material Type
architectural drawings (visual works)
landscaping plans
Subjects
Chestnut Street (Jamaica Plain, Boston, Mass.)
Emendations
Glenvale Park (Jamaica Plain, Boston, Mass.)
Places
Jamaica Plain (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Places (Buildings)
Ephraim Merriam (Jamaica Plain, Boston, Mass.)
Notes
Included in the Drawing Toward Home: Designs for Domestic Architecture from Historic New England exhibition.
Physical Access Restrictions
Sheet 1 is missing.

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