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Interior view of Sewell House dining room

PC001.01.TMP.165-B (RS88814)

Description

Interior view of Sewell House dining room. Dining room table is set with crockery used by John Hancock and Samuel Adams.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
ca. 1896
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Recto of mount: [printed:] ROOM IN SEWELL HOUSE, BURLINGTON, MASS., OCCUPIED BY JOHN HANCOCK AND SAMUEL ADAMS, WITH CROCKERY AND FURNITURE USED BY THEM, APRIL 19, 1775. [embossed with photographer's name:] C.H. Taylor; Verso of mount: {A gift to the N.E. Historic [sic] Geneologist Soc. by Leonard Thompson, Woburn, Mass. April 6, 1898) [attached caption, printed:] [reprint of a newspaper article published by the "Woburn News," May 1, 1897] [Dupe, verso of mount:] Presented to the Massachusetts Society Sons of the American Revolution, by Chas. H. Taylor, Photographer. 23 Pleasant St Woburn, Mass.
Dimensions
13x 10(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 120
OVP Number: OVP0165.B
Credit Line
Gift of Leonard Thompson, Woburn, Mass. To the N.E. Historic Geneologist Society; gift of the Society [?] to Historic New England SPNEA.
GUSN
202332
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.165-B

Record details

Originator
Taylor, C. H. (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
American Colonial
business (commercial function)
carpets
chairs (furniture forms)
crocks
dining rooms
dining tables
dwellings
floor coverings
interior views
paintings (visual works)
swords
tables (support furniture)
tableware
teapots
wallpapers
Material Type
albumen prints
ephemera
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Burlington, Mass.
Related Items
— See also: OVP0165.A
Physical Access Restrictions
Fingerprint smudges and horizontal stains across verso of mount; small pieces of bottom left and right corners of mount missing.

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