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Langdon door

PC039.USNH.01.007 (RS562)

Description

A view of the front panel door and portico of the Governor John Langdon House at 143 Pleasant Street in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Four Corinthian columns support the portico and balustrade. John Langdon, a successful merchant who served as a U.S. senator and governor of New Hamsphire, began construction of the house in 1783 and completed the house in 1785. Portsmouth joiners, Daniel Hart and Michael Whidden III, oversaw the building of the residence.

Details

Collection Name
Wallace Nutting photographic collection, 1910s-1930s
Collection Code
PC039
Dates
ca. 1912
Date Notes
Date listed as circa 1912-1914 in Richard Candee, Wallace Nutting's Portsmouth, 12.
Physical Description
1 photographic print : black-and-white ; 10 x 8 inches
Finding Aid Info
Paper finding aid available in the Library and Archives.
Dimensions
10x 8(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000562
AccessID: 780
Other identifier: HNEDID-000562
Nutting studio number: 572
GUSN
195436
Reference Code
PC039.USNH.01.007

Record details

Originator
Nutting, Wallace, 1861-1941 (photographer)
Other People
Hart, Daniel
Langdon, John, 1741-1819
Whidden, Michael, III
Descriptive Terms
Corinthian (architectural style)
Georgian (British Renaissance-Baroque style)
columns (architectural elements)
dwellings
exterior views
houses
panel doors
porticoes
transoms (opening components)
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Historic New England properties
Pleasant Street (Portsmouth, N.H.)
Places
Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)
Places (Buildings)
Governor John Langdon House (Portsmouth, N.H.)

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