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North front chamber, second floor, Whitfield House, looking south

PC001.02.01.USCT.0770.0050.006 (RS269)

Description

An interior view looking south of the north front chamber on the second floor of the Henry Whitfield House, now the Henry Whitfield State Museum, in Guilford, Connecticut, after the restoration directed by architect John Frederick Kelly in the 1930s. The Puritan leader Henry Whitfield built the stone house in 1639. Candle brackets hang from the walls made of wide wooden boards. The floor is constructed with wide boards. The low ceiling is supported by massive exposed beams. A door opens into a narrow hallway.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Date Notes
1937
Physical Description
1 photograph
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000269
AccessID: 429
Other identifier: HNEDID-000269
GUSN
195111
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USCT.0770.0050.006

Record details

Other People
Kelly, J. Frederick (John Frederick), 1888-1947
Whitfield, Henry, 1597-1660?
Other Organizations
Henry Whitfield State Museum (Conn.)
Descriptive Terms
American Colonial
beam ceilings
beams (structural elements)
bedrooms
candle brackets
front (positional attribute)
interior views
restoration (process)
single-family dwellings
sleeping and reclining furniture
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
floors, wooden
stone houses
Places
Guilford (New Haven county, Connecticut)
Places (Buildings)
Henry Whitfield State Museum (Conn.)
Location Note
Large - Geo - Connecticut - Guilford - Whitefield

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