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The Clough House

GC002.01.MA.3850.013 (RS98099)

Description

"This stands at the corner of Sheafe and Margaret Streets, and was built about 1722 by Benjamin Clough. It afterward came by marriage into the possession of the Waters family, and continued to be owned by them until 1859. It is the oldest house on the street. The front door used to be on the south side, where was a large garden." From "Homes of Our Forefathers in Boston, Old England and Boston, New England" by Edwin Whitefield, 1889.

Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Physical Description
1 colored engraving
Dimensions
3x 4.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection numbers: PR311
GUSN
198736
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.3850.013

Record details

Originator
Whitefield, Edwin, 1816-1892 (Author)
Descriptive Terms
historic sites
houses
Material Type
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Places or Streets: O-Z
Physical Access Restrictions
Good

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