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Album 8: Isaac Fenno House, Roxbury, Mass.

PC009.008 (RS245048)

Description

This album documents "Buena Vista," the Isaac Fenno House in Roxbury, Massachusetts. This small album is of particular interest for its interior views, which feature statuary and paintings by well-known Boston artists of the 1870s through 1890s. The donor, Almira Fenno Gendrot, was a pupil of William Morris Hunt, and her second marriage was to Boston painter Felix Gendrot. The album consists of approximately twenty 4 x 5 inch photographs of interior and exterior views.

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Details

Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
PC009
Dates
1890s
Acquisition Type
Gift
Physical Description
1 photograph album; 9 x 5.5 inches
Dimensions
5x 4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Album Number: 8
Credit Line
Gift of Almira T. Fenno Gendrot.
GUSN
194034
Reference Code
PC009.008

Record details

Other People
Fenno, Isaac, 1823-1897
Gendrot, Felix A.
Hunt, William Morris
Descriptive Terms
dwellings
exterior views
historic houses
interior views
paintings (visual works)
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
Places
Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Places (Buildings)
Isaac Fenno House (Roxbury, Mass.)
Related Items
Miscellaneous manuscript collection — Related documents will be found in the miscellaneous manuscripts collection.
— Collections Department files should also be consulted for acquisitions of objects from this home.

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