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Interior of Old Ship Church, Hingham, before restoration and with 18th century pulpit.

PC001.02.01.USMA.1320.0150.005 (RS197)

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 drapes and curtains covering the two windows behind it. An organ stands to the side of the pulpit, its pipes reaching to the ceiling.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Date Notes
1880s-1910s
Physical Description
1 photograph
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000197
AccessID: 304
Other identifier: HNEDID-000197
GUSN
194993
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.1320.0150.005

Record details

Originator
Clark, William T. (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
American Colonial
galleries (upper level spaces)
hip roofs
hymnals
interior views
meeting houses (religious buildings)
organs (aerophones)
pews
prayer books
pulpits
religious buildings
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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