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Colonial Exteriors and Interiors from Salem and Vicinity


One of six albums documenting colonial exteriors, interiors, doorways, cottages and colonial details dated 1916-early 1920's. Albums are from architect Bruce Elwell most likely during his years at Grandgent & Elwell, based on photograph dates and imprints on the back of various photos.

57 8"x10" black & white photographs of colonial exteriors and interiors from Salem, MA and vicinity. Titled "Miscellaneous Colonial Photographs Exterior and Interior from Salem and Vicinity. From the library of S. Bruce Elwell Architect, 18 Newbury Street, Boston, MA."

Most are presumed to be taken by Miss Mary Northend. Book is dated 1924. Photos dated from 1916-1924.

Subject index in the front notes house name and location.

1-17 Stairways

18-31 Fireplaces

32-38 Exterior doorways

39-45 Interior doorways

46-50 Cabinets, etc. interior finish

51-55 Houses, fences, etc

56-57 Old Salem Church (burned in Dec 1903)

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Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
Acquisition Type
Museum Purchase
Date of Acquisition
Physical Description
1 of 6 photograph albums; 11 1/4 x 12 1/2 inches
Collection Type
Description Level
Additional Identification Number
album number: 210A
Reference Code

Record details

Probably Northend, Mary H. (1850-1926) (Photographer)
Other People
Elwell, S. Bruce
Other Organizations
Grandgent and Elwell
Descriptive Terms
Byfield, Mass
Danvers, Mass
Groveland, Mass
Haverhill, Mass
Ipswich, Mass
Marblehead, Mass
Medfield, Mass
Medford, Mass
Nantucket, Mass
Newburyport, Mass
Orleans, Mass
Portsmouth, NH
Quincy, Mass
Salem, Mass
architectural elements
cabinets (case furniture)
doorways and doorway components
fireplaces and fireplace components
interior views
interior wall components
residential structures
stairs and stair components
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photograph albums
Massachusetts (United States)
Location Note
photo albums # 210

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