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Buena Vista, Buena Vista St., Roxbury, Mass.

PC001.02.01.USMA.2540.0290.002 (RS341)

Description

An exterior view of Buena Vista, the mansion of Isaac Fenno and his wife Almira Blake Fenno on Buena Vista Street (also known as Buena Vista Avenue) in Roxbury, Massachusetts. The three-story Queen Anne home has several turreted towers and a side porch with balcony. The stable can be seen behind the house on the left. Isaac Fenno was a pioneer clothier in the ready-made clothing field. After he died, his wife, who had studied art and was an art collector, remarried in 1907 to Félix Albert Gendrot, who was an artist and art teacher.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Date Notes
Nov.-Dec. 1905
Physical Description
1 photograph
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000341
AccessID: 517
Other identifier: HNEDID-000341
GUSN
195196
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.2540.0290.002

Record details

Originator
Gendrot, Felix A. (photographer)
Other People
Fenno, John
Fenno, Mrs. Isaac
Descriptive Terms
Queen Anne Style
exterior views
mansions
stables (animal housing)
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Buena Vista Street (Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)
Walnut Avenue (Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)
Warren Avenue (Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)
Places
Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Isaac Fenno House (Roxbury, Mass.)
Location Note
Geo.: Large: Mass.: Roxbury: Buena Vista

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