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Annie Fields and Sarah Orne Jewett, 148 Charles St., Boston

PC001.02.03.TMP.047 (RS225)

Description

In the library at 148 Charles Street, Boston, Massachusetts, the author Sarah Orne Jewett sits near the windows and the writer Annie Fields reads next to the fireplace. Fields, wife of publisher James T. Fields, led a literary salon in this house. They shared this home starting in the early 1880s. Many paintings and prints decorate the wall, and a piano fills the foreground of the image.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Date Notes
1900s-1909
Physical Description
1 photograph
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000225
AccessID: 419
Other identifier: HNEDID-000225
GUSN
195101
Reference Code
PC001.02.03.TMP.047

Record details

Other People
Fields, Annie, 1834-1915
Jewett, Sarah Orne, 1849-1909
Descriptive Terms
authors
interior views
pianos
private libraries (buildings)
reading
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Charles Street (Boston, Mass.)
women authors, American -- 19th century
women authors, American -- 20th century
Places
Beacon Hill (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
James T. Fields House
Location Note
Special Photos: Geo.: Mass.: Boston: Charles St.

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