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Detail drawings of front stairs of the P.D. Wallis House, Chester Square, Boston, Mass., 1858

AR002.TMP.006.001 (RS30087)

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Collection Name
Luther Briggs, Jr. architectural collection
Collection Code
AR002
Dates
1858
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1937
Physical Description
2 detail drawings on 1 sheet : brown ink, watercolor and/or ink washes, and graphite underdrawing and emendations on wove paper ; 13 x 19 inches
Inscriptions
P.D. Wallis. / House on Chester Square / (as originally intended) (handwritten)
(Set a.) (handwritten)
Details of Stairs. / 1/8 size (handwritten)
L. Briggs, Jr / Architect. (handwritten)
September - 1858 (handwritten)
Dimensions
13x 19 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Architectural and Cartographic Materials
Description Level
Component
GUSN
202699
Reference Code
AR002.TMP.006.001

Record details

Variant Title
P. D. Wallis House, Chester Square, Boston, 1858
Originator
Briggs, Luther, 1822-1905 (Architect)
Descriptive Terms
Italianate (North American architecture styles )
Second Empire
brown (color)
brownstone (material)
dwellings
front (positional attribute)
ink
newels
row houses
stairs
watercolor (paint)
wove paper
Material Type
architectural drawings (visual works)
detail drawings (drawings)
Subjects
Chester Square (Boston, Mass.)
Places
South End (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Places (Buildings)
P.D. Wallis House (Chester Square, Boston, Mass.)
Notes
Included in the Drawing Toward Home: Designs for Domestic Architecture from Historic New England exhibition.

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