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Chequesset Inn porch scene, Wellfleet, Mass., 1913

PC001.02.01.USMA.3200.0020.001 (RS82308)

Description

This photograph depicts the porch of the Chequesset Inn in Wellfleet, Massachusetts. Men, women and children sit in oversized rocking chairs chatting, reading or watching the scenery.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1913
Date of Acquisition
1932-07-04
Physical Description
1 photograph
Dimensions
6.75x 8.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
189508
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.3200.0020.001

Record details

Originator
New England News Company (Photographic studio)
Descriptive Terms
chairs (furniture forms)
commercial buildings
inns
leisure
porches
rocking chairs
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Places
Wellfleet (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Chequesset Inn (Wellfleet, Mass.)
Notes
W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg. 94.

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