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Frank Cousins Art Co. sample book

PC009.241 (RS246400)

Description

This album is a salesman's order book for the Frank Cousins Art Co. of Salem, Massachusetts. It contains 128 black and white 7.5 x 9.5 inch photographs of Colonial architectural details, including building exteriors, doorways, railings, interior views, wallpapers, stairs, windows, fireplaces, brass knockers, gardens, and tombstones. The locations of the buildings include Salem, Waltham, Marblehead, Danvers, and Peabody, Massachusetts. Page numbers are inscribed on the photographs, and an index to the first 101 provides order numbers and identifications. Many of the buildings are the work of Salem architect Samuel McIntire, who died in 1811. Photograph #68 is his tombstone. The photographs in the album date from approximately the 1890s to the 1900s.

The index reads:

1 - Order no. 725: Old Court House, 1785-1839. Salem.

2 - Order no. 360: Derby House, 1880. McIntire Architect, Salem.

3 - Order no. 218: Hamilton Hall, 1880-Salem; Front.

4 - Order no. 1578: Hamilton Hall, 1880-Salem; Side. McIntire Architect.

5 - Order no. 1214: Dodge House, 1817. Salem.

6 - Order no. 1609: Dodge House, Chestnut Street, Salem.

7 - Order no. 801: Pickman Little House, 1814, Salem.

8 - Order no. 1232: Fallen-McMullan Houses, 1804, Salem.

9 - Order no. 87: Peabody House, Salem.

10 - Order no. 1480: Gae Mansion, 1799, Waltham.

11 - Order no. 535: Rogers House, 1800 (view before 1874) Salem.

12 - Order no. 120: Endicott House, 1745, Salem.

13 - Order no. 488: Nichols House, 1782, Salem. McIntire Architect.

14 - Order no. 1213.2: Osgood House, Salem.

15 - Order no. 225: Derby Tea House, 1797, Salem, 1908, Danvers.

16 - Order no. 305.1: Yard Nichols House, Salem.

17 - Order no. 1595: Arcade Nicols House, Salem, 1782.

18 - Order no. 1594.2: Nichols House, Salem.

19 - Order no. 396: Lord House, 1818, Salem.

20 - Order no. 385.4: Pingree House, 1810, Salem. McIntire, Architect.

21 - Order no. 1368: Fallen House, 1810, Salem.

22 - Order no. 157: Margin Street, Salem.

23 - Order no. 381.2: Knapp House, 1802, Salem.

24 - Order no. 404: Colonial and Modern, Derby St., Salem.

25 - Order no. 421: Downing Street, 1750, Salem.

26 - Order no. 389: Gibbs House, 1745, Salem.

27 - Order no. 1596: Nichols House, 1782, Salem.

28 - Order no. 1228: Rail post, Nichols House, Salem.

29 - Order no. 127.2: Hamilton Hall, 1880, Salem.

30 - Order no. 1162: Hamilton Hall, 1880, Salem.

31 - Order no. 1164: Hamilton Hall, 1880, Salem.

32 - Order no. 1512: Lee Mansion, 1768, Marblehead.

33 - Order no. 1475: Lee Mansion, 1768, Marblehead.

34 - Order no. 1474: Lee Mansion, 1768, Marblehead.

35 - Order no. 1142: Lee Mansion, 1768, Marblehead.

36 - Order no. 318: Essex Institute, Salem.

37 - Order no. 309.1: Nichols House, 1782, Salem.

38 - Order no. 763.3: Forrester House, Salem.

39 - Order no. 1161: Newell Post, Peabody Mansion, 1745, Danvers.

40 - Order no. 1151: Lee Mansion Bank, 1768, Marblehead.

41 - Order no. 1149: Lee Mansion Bank, 1768, Marblehead.

42 - Order no. 1119: Oliver House, 1821, Salem.

43 - Order no. 1118.4: Oliver House, 1821, Salem.

44 - Order no. 1176.3: Peabody Mansion, Danvers.

45 - Order no. 1192.2: Col. W. R. Lee, Marblehead.

46 - Order no. 1023: Safford House, 1830, Salem.

47 - Order no. 1305: "Oak Hill", Peabody, 1800.

48 - Order no. 1139.1: Cook-Oliver House, 1799, Salem.

49 - Order no. 1132: Cook-Oliver House, 1799, Salem.

50 - Order no. 1179: Peabody Mansion, Danvers.

51 - Order no. 1400.2: Rogers House, 1800, Salem.

52 - Order no. 1186: W. R. Lee House, 1742, Marblehead.

53 - Order no. 416: Nichols House, 1782, Salem.

54 - Order no. 1150: Jeremiah Lee House, 1768, Marblehead.

55 - Order no. 697.5: Kimball House, 1800, Salem.

56 - Order no. 697: Kimball House, 1800, Salem.

57 - Order no. 1468: Lee Mansion, 1768, Marblehead.

58 - Order no. 1477: Lee Mansion, 1768, Marblehead.

59 - Order no. 1306: "Oak Hill" hand carved by McIntire, 1800, Peabody.

60 - Order no. 1557: Peabody House, 1797, Salem.

61 - Order no. 1551: Lion, Salem.

62 - Order no. 1548: Eagle, Salem.

63 - Order no. 1550: Plain, Salem.

64 - Order no. 1203.5: F. H. Lee, Salem

65 - Order no. 1198: F. H. Lee, Salem

66 - Order no. 1804: F. H. Lee, Salem

67 - Order no. 1227: Nichols, Salem.

68 - Order no. 466: "In memory of Mr. Samuel McIntire who died Feb. 16--1811 A.E.54. He was distinguished for Genius in Architecture sculpture and Musick. Modest and sweet maners rendered him pleasing. Industry and Integrity respectable. He professed the Religion of Jesus on his entrance to manly life, and proved its excellence by virtuous principle and unblemished conduct."

69 - Order no. 814: North Beverly.

70 - Order no. 813: Danvers.

71 - Order no. 598: Danvers.

72 - Order no. 314: Charter St. Burying Ground, Salem.

73 - Order no. 532

74 - Order no. 1352

75 - Order no. 1338

76 - Order no. 1323

77 - Order no. 1333

78 - Order no. 1346

79 - Order no. 1324

80 - Order no. 1330

81 - Order no. 1334

82 - Order no. 312

83 - Order no. 1340

84 - Order no. 311

85 - Order no. 1325

86 - Order no. 1322

87 - Order no. 313

88 - Order no. 1345

89 - Order no. 1320

90 - Order no. 1337

91 - Order no. 1326

92 - Order no. 1332

93 - Order no. 1336

94 - Order no. 1349

95 - Order no. 1334

96 - Order no. 1348

97 - Order no. 1342

98 - Order no. 1339

99 - Order no. 1347

100 - Order no. 1351

101 - Order no. 1343: Charter Street Burying Ground, Salem.

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Details

Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
PC009
Dates
1890-1900
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
2008-07-02
Physical Description
1 photograph album; 7.5 x 11 inches
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
album number: 241
Credit Line
Gift of Martha McNamara, July 2, 2008.
GUSN
193810
Reference Code
PC009.241

Record details

Originator
Frank Cousins Art Co. (Salem, Mass.) (Photographer)
Other People
Cousins, Frank, 1851-
McIntire, Samuel, 1757-1811
Descriptive Terms
Danvers, Mass
Marblehead, Mass
Peabody, Mass
Salem, Mass
Waltham, Mass
architectural elements
doorways
exterior views
fireplaces
gardens
historic buildings
interior views
salesman's order book
stairs
tombstones (sepulchral monuments)
wallpapers
windows
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photograph albums
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Waltham (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Marblehead (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Danvers (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Peabody (Essex county, Massachusetts)

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