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Underside of roof of Old Ship Meeting House, Hingham.

PC001.02.01.USMA.1320.0150.003 (RS195)

Description

An interior view of the underside of the roof of the Old Ship Meeting House in Hingham, Massachusetts, the only surviving 17th century meeting house in the United States. The elements of the hip roof structure are visible, such as the curved struts, king post, rafters, and purlins. A set of stairs leads to the roof.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Date Notes
1920s-1940s
Physical Description
1 photograph
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000195
AccessID: 302
Other identifier: HNEDID-000195
GUSN
194991
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.1320.0150.003

Record details

Originator
Weber, Paul J. (photographer)
Descriptive Terms
American Colonial
attics (interior spaces)
braces (supporting elements)
curved
hip roofs
interior views
king posts
meeting houses (religious buildings)
purlins
rafters
tie beams
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Places
Hingham (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Old Ship Meeting House (Hingham, Mass.)
Location Note
Large - Geo - Massahusetts - Hingham - Old Ship - Unmounted

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