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Exterior view of the Old Witch / Corwin House / Roger Williams House, North and Essex Sts., Salem

PC001.02.01.USMA.2570.1520.002 (RS144)

Description

This exterior view shows the Jonathan Corwin House, also known as the Witch House, and the single-story apothecary George P. Farrington added to the house around 1856 on 310 1/2 Essex Street in Salem, Massachusetts. Jonathan Corwin served as a magistrate and judge during the Salem Witch Trials of 1692.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Date Notes
ca. 1900-1923
Physical Description
1 photograph
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000144
AccessID: 365
Other identifier: HNEDID-000144
GUSN
195051
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.2570.1520.002

Record details

Other People
Andrew, Daniel
Corwin, Jonathan, 1640-1718
Farrington, George P.
Descriptive Terms
American Colonial
business (commercial function)
commercial buildings
drugstores
exterior views
façades
frame construction
front (positional attribute)
gambrel roofs
pharmacists
rails (transit system elements)
storefronts
telephone poles
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Essex Street (Salem, Mass.)
North Street (Salem, Mass.)
Places
Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Witch House (Salem, Mass.)
Location Note
Geo.: Large: Massachusetts - Salem - Witch-Corwin Hse (Roger Williams) - 310 1/2 Essex St - Mounted

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