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The "Old Church," Hingham

PC001.04.01.USMA.0790.0010.005 (RS198)

Description

This stereograph shows the exterior of the Old Ship Meeting House in Hingham, Massachusetts, the only surviving 17th century meeting house in the United States. The view is along the driveway up a rise to the side of the church. A cupola with a spire and weathervane crown the hip roof. A group of people stand in front of the meeting house, including the church's minister, Rev. Joseph Richardson.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Date Notes
1880s-1910s
Physical Description
1 stereograph
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000198
AccessID: 305
Other identifier: HNEDID-000198
GUSN
194994
Reference Code
PC001.04.01.USMA.0790.0010.005

Record details

Other People
Richardson, Joseph, 1778-1871
Descriptive Terms
American Colonial
cupolas
exterior views
hip roofs
meeting houses (religious buildings)
pastors
religious buildings
spires
weathervanes
Material Type
photographs
stereographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Main Street (Hingham, Mass.)
Places
Hingham (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Old Ship Meeting House (Hingham, Mass.)
Location Note
Stereo views: Mass.: Hingham

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