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Mansard style house

PC009.242 (RS241645)

Description

This portfolio consists of twenty-one black and white photographs which document an unidentified Mansard style house, probably located in Worcester, Mass. at the turn of the nineteenth century. The photographs were taken by C. L. Blair, 44 Front Street, Worcester, Mass. The collection includes exterior and interior views of the house, including images of parlors, a dining room, and bedrooms. The interior images show details of furnishings and decor (see images 5 and 9 through 21 for wallpaper). Of particular note is the dining room with a wildlife theme, including a bear skin rug, a stuffed owl, and a bee nest hanging from ceiling.

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Details

Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
PC009
Dates
ca. 1890
Acquisition Type
Library & Archives Purchase
Date of Acquisition
2008
Physical Description
1 photograph album; 15 1/2 x 20 inches
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
photo albums: 242
Credit Line
Purchase, 2008.
GUSN
193811
Reference Code
PC009.242

Record details

Originator
Blair, C. L. (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
C.L. Blair
Mansard
Worcester, Massachusetts
exterior views
interior decoration
interior views
wallpapers
Material Type
photograph albums
Places
Worcester (Worcester county, Massachusetts)

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