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First floor plan of the John McCarthy and William Kallady Houses, Roxbury, Boston, Mass., Jan. 26, 1897

AR001.USMA.0250.002.002 (RS215)

Description

This first floor plan is for two triple-deckers on Calumet Street in the Parker Hill neighborhood of Roxbury in Boston, Massachusetts. The architects, Samuel Rantin & Son, designed the dwellings for John McCarthy (154 Calumet Street) and William Kallady (152 Calumet Street).

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Details

Collection Name
General architectural and cartographic collection
Collection Code
AR001
Dates
1897-01-26
Acquisition Type
Museum Purchase
Date of Acquisition
1992
Physical Description
1 floor plan : black and red ink, graphite underdrawing, and watercolor on verso on starch-coated fabric ; 21 1/8 x 11 inches
Dimensions
21 1/8x 11 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Architectural and Cartographic Materials
Description Level
Component
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000215
AccessID: 348
Other identifier: HNEDID-000215
GUSN
195034
Reference Code
AR001.USMA.0250.002.002

Record details

Variant Title
John McCarthy and William Kallady House, Calumet Street, Roxbury, Massachusetts, 1897
Originator
Rantin, Samuel J., ca. 1875-1960 (Architect)
Rantin, Samuel, ca. 1847-1929 (Architect)
Samuel Rantin & Son (architect)
Descriptive Terms
black (color)
dwellings
graphite (mineral)
ink
red (color)
starch
three-deckers (dwellings)
tracing cloth
underdrawings
watercolor (paint)
Material Type
architectural drawings (visual works)
floor plans
Subjects
Calumet Street (Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)
Parker Hill (Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)
Places
Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Places (Buildings)
John McCarthy House (Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)
William Kallady House (Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)
Notes
Included in the Drawing Toward Home: Designs for Domestic Architecture from Historic New England exhibition.
Location Note
Architectural Drawings / Transparencies: Architectural Drawings, Original Art, Plot Plans

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