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Remains of the Beebe House (center, next to the State House)

PC001.03.01.TMP.052 (RS284)

Description

A portion of the Beebe-Brewer houses remains standing in front of the Massachusetts State House. The mansions, built by two Boston merchants, James Madison Beebe and Gardner Brewer, on the grounds of the John Hancock House after that landmark was destroyed, were demolished to make room for the lawn of the new West Wing of the State House. The Swift-McNutt Company of Boston tore down the buildings.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Date Notes
March 1917
Physical Description
1 photograph
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000284
AccessID: 408
Other identifier: HNEDID-000284
GUSN
195090
Reference Code
PC001.03.01.TMP.052

Record details

Originator
Appleton, William Sumner, 1874-1947 (photographer)
Other People
Beebe, James M. (James Madison), 1809-1875
Other Organizations
Swift-McNutt Co.
Descriptive Terms
brownstones (houses)
capitols
demolition
exterior views
façades
mansions
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Beacon Street (Boston, Mass.)
Brewer-Beebe House (Boston, Mass.)
streets -- maintenance and repair
Places
Beacon Hill (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.)
Location Note
Geo.: Small: Mass.: Boston: Beacon St.: Brewer-Beebe House: Demolition: Photos

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