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"Brookbank" lawn with croquet players

PC001.01.TMP.190 (RS96814)

Description

Informal group portrait of men and women posed on the front lawn of "Brookbank," the home of Samuel E. Sawyer, during a game of croquet. An unidentified man and woman are seated in a horse-drawn carriage parked in front of the house.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Dates
1870
Date of Acquisition
03 February 1921
Physical Description
1 photographic print
Inscriptions
Verso of mount: "Brookbank" Residence of Samuel E. Sawyer of Gloucester. Built by his ancestor, James Sawyer, 1714. The family house for five generations. Gift of the Bostonian Society 3 Feb. 1921 [printed on back of mount:] Camp of the Universalist Centennial Convention, Gloucester, Mass., September, 1870. Photo by Cook & Friend {Games #1}
Dimensions
12.25x 15(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
OVP Photo Database Number: 191
OVP Number: OVP0190
Credit Line
Gift of the Bostonian Society.
GUSN
202403
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.190

Record details

Originator
Cook & Friend (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
carriages (vehicles)
dwellings
exterior views
group portraits
statues
transportation
Material Type
albumen prints
photographs
Subjects
Games
Gloucester (Mass.)
Men
Outdoor recreation
Sporting goods
Sports
Women
Places
Gloucester (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Brookbank (Gloucester, Mass.)
Physical Access Restrictions
Adhesive and paper residue across top edge of recto of mount.

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