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The Paine-Tremere House

GC002.01.MA.2650.004 (RS97523)

Description

"This is probably the oldest brick house now remaining in Boston. It was probably built by John Paine, and he sold it to Wm. Downe, in 1674. It stands at the extreme end of North Street, and has long been in possession of the Tremere family. Its peculiarities may be seen at a glance: the heavy bands, the various shapes of the windows, its massive chimneys, etc., are well worthy of notice; and the rear of the house, as well as the interior, are well worth a visit." From "Homes of Our Forefathers in Boston, Old England and Boston, New England" by Edwin Whitefield, 1889.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
ca. 1868
Physical Description
1 color lithograph
Dimensions
10x 9(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR142
GUSN
198522
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.2650.004

Record details

Originator
Whitefield, Edwin, 1816-1892 (Author)
Descriptive Terms
exterior views
houses
Material Type
color lithographs
prints (visual works)
Subjects
North Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: North Street
Physical Access Restrictions
Good

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