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Interior view of the restored south front interior of the Whitfield House, Guilford, Conn.

PC001.02.01.USCT.0770.0050.012 (RS391)

Description

An interior view looking south of the main room on the first 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. The floor is constructed with wide boards. The low ceiling is supported by massive exposed beams.

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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: 000391
AccessID: 588
Other identifier: HNEDID-000391
GUSN
195258
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USCT.0770.0050.012

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)
halls (interior spaces)
interior views
restoration (process)
single-family dwellings
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Places
Guilford (New Haven county, Connecticut)
Places (Buildings)
Henry Whitfield State Museum (Conn.)
Location Note
Geo.: Large: Conn.: Guilford: Whitfield House

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