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Interior of Meeting House, Hingham ("Old Ship Meeting House").

PC001.02.01.USMA.1320.0150.004 (RS196)

Description

An interior view of the Old Ship Meeting House in Hingham, Massachusetts, the only surviving 17th century meeting house in the United States. Pews fan outward from the pulpit, which has staircases on either side of it, a sounding-board above it, and two Palladian windows behind it. Pews occupy the galleries on both sides of the interior, and under the galleries there are box pews. The view is from one of the galleries.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Date Notes
September 1922
Physical Description
1 photograph
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000196
AccessID: 303
Other identifier: HNEDID-000196
GUSN
194992
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.1320.0150.004

Record details

Originator
Woodside, W. E. (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
American Colonial
box pews
braces (supporting elements)
galleries (upper level spaces)
hip roofs
interior views
meeting houses (religious buildings)
pews
pulpits
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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