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Album 46-A: Photographs by William Sumner Appleton

Description

Album 46-A is one of two albums of mainly 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 prints taken by William Sumner Appleton, founder of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities (now Historic New England). This album bears the penciled inscription: "volume 3, end 1907; winter 07-08, spring 1908" and includes approximately one hundred views of landscapes, streets and early houses. The geographic scope includes Boston, Cambridge, Chelsea, and Salem in Massachusetts, Dover, Durham, and Portsmouth in New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. Topics include historic buildings and houses, such as the Custom House in Salem and Wadsworth House in Cambridge, as well as the Chelsea Fire of 1908-9, dogs; and soldiers.

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Details

Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
PC009
Dates
1907-1911
Acquisition Type
Gift
Physical Description
1 photograph album; 10 1/6 x 13 inches
Dimensions
4 1/6x 3 1/8(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
album number: 46A
GUSN
193744
Reference Code
PC009.046A

Record details

Originator
Appleton, William Sumner, 1874-1947 (Photographer)
Other People
Appleton, William Sumner, 1874-1947
Descriptive Terms
Chelsea Fire
Chelsea Fire (Apr. 12, 1908)
Garrisons
bunkers
colleges (institutions)
dogs
fires
garrison houses
historic buildings
historic houses
landscapes (environments)
soldiers
Material Type
albumen prints
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photograph albums
Subjects
Chelsea
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Chelsea (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Dover (Strafford county, New Hampshire)
Durham (Strafford county, New Hampshire)
Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)
Newbury (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.)
Custom House
Paul Revere House (Boston, Mass.)
Swett-Ilsley House (Newbury, Mass.)
Vassall-Craigie-Longfellow House
Wadsworth House
Location Note
HGO-01-001-O-E-201

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