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A Colonial three decker

PC039.USNH.04.008 (RS513)

Description

This view shows the front façade of the Federal-style triple-decker John Peirce House on Court Street in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Built in 1799, the house is painted yellow and has a rectangular door surround and entry porch. Pilasters extend from the first to the upper floors. Swags in panels are inset between the central windows of the second and third stories. The roof has a cornice-line balustrade and a flat cupola.

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Details

Collection Name
Wallace Nutting photographic collection, 1910s-1930s
Collection Code
PC039
Dates
1910-1919
Physical Description
1 photographic print : platinum, black-and-white, hand-tinted ; 7 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches
Dimensions
7 1/2x 9 1/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000513
AccessID: 720
Other identifier: HNEDID-000513
Nutting studio number: 636
GUSN
195378
Reference Code
PC039.USNH.04.008

Record details

Originator
Nutting, Wallace, 1861-1941 (photographer)
Other People
Peirce, John
Descriptive Terms
Adam Style
balustrades
cupolas
dwellings
exterior views
façades
hand coloring
houses
pilasters
three-deckers (dwellings)
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
platinum prints
Subjects
Court Street (Portsmouth, N.H.)
Places
Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)

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