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Whitfield House, restored, from the south

PC001.02.01.USCT.0770.0050.009 (RS272)

Description

A rear exterior view from the northwest 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. Gable dormers with diamond-paned windows, matching the other windows of house, project from the shingle roof. A stone wall surrounds the house. A chimney runs up the entire side of the building.

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: 000272
AccessID: 432
Other identifier: HNEDID-000272
GUSN
195114
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USCT.0770.0050.009

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
chimneys (architectural elements)
exterior views
gable dormers
granite (rock)
lattice windows
restoration (process)
roofs
shingle
side (positional attribute)
single-family dwellings
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
stone houses
stone walls
Places
Guilford (New Haven county, Connecticut)
Places (Buildings)
Henry Whitfield State Museum (Conn.)
Location Note
Large - Geo - Connecticut - Guilford - Whitefield

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