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Little & Browne Architectural Projects

PC009.122C (RS20216)

Description

Albums compiled by the architects Arthur Little and Herbert Browne documenting completed work for several clients.The majority of photographs in these albums were probably commissioned by the firm of Little and Browne to the photographic studios of William Clark (formerly of Soule Photograph Company, Boston) and T. E. Marr. Both photographers were active as "view photographers" working closely with Boston architects.It is important that users note the existence of related materials when using these albums. These consist of architectural plans, an album of furniture designs for specific clients, accounts cumulated by the firm's clients and the architectural library of Herbert Browne, housed as a separate unit within the Rare Book Collection."Book C." Interiors, garden views, and exteriors, including the Larz Anderson and Brandegee estates in Brookline, various residences designed by Arthur Little for his own use, the Salem Trust Company, Salem, Roxbury, the gardens of the Thayer and Spaulding estates (respectively Lancaster and Pride's Crossing, MA). List is attached but contents do not always correspond with list.

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Details

Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
PC009
Dates
ca. 1900
Physical Description
1 photograph album; 10 13/16 x 12 1/2 inches
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
album number: 122c
GUSN
194364
Reference Code
PC009.122C

Record details

Originator
Little & Browne (Architect)
Little & Browne (Compiler)
Probably Clark, William T. (Photographic studio)
Probably Marr, T. E. (Photographic studio)
Other People
Anderson, Larz, 1866-1937
Brandegee, Edward, Mrs.
Browne, Herbert W. C., 1860-1946
Clark, William T.
King, Alice S.
Little, Arthur, 1852-1925
Marr, T. E.
Other Organizations
Little & Browne
Descriptive Terms
Brookline, MA
Danvers, MA
Lancaster, MA
Long Island, NY
Manchester, MA
Nahant, MA
Prides Crossing, MA
Salem, MA
Swampscott, MA
Virginia
architecture (discipline)
gardens
historic buildings
Material Type
photograph albums
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Places (Buildings)
Brandegee House (Brookline, Mass.)
Larz Anderson Estate (Brookline, Mass.)
Thayer House (Lancaster, Mass.)
Location Note
photo albums 122 C
Conservation Note
It is also important to note that albums are in actively deteriorating condition, and that they may in the near future be disassembled from their enclosures.

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