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Window detail drawings and side elevation of Holbrook Hall, Newton, Mass., 1858

AR001.USMA.0800.001.001 (RS210)

Description

These architectural drawings show a side elevation and three detail drawings of windows of Holbrook House, the summer house of William Sumner Appleton and his family, in Newton, Massachusetts. His son, William Sumner Appleton, was the co-founder of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, now Historic New England. Peabody & Stearns designed the house in the Stick style.

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Details

Collection Name
General architectural and cartographic collection
Collection Code
AR001
Dates
1858
Acquisition Type
Gift
Physical Description
3 detail drawings and 1 exterior elevation on 1 sheet : black ink and watercolor on verso on starch-coated fabric ; 29 x 36 inches
Dimensions
29x 36 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Architectural and Cartographic Materials
Description Level
Component
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000210
AccessID: 343
Other identifier: HNEDID-000210
GUSN
221264
Reference Code
AR001.USMA.0800.001.001

Record details

Variant Title
William Sumner Appleton House, Holbrook Hall, Newton, Massachusetts, 1875 (demolished)
Originator
Peabody & Stearns (Boston, Mass.) (architect)
Other People
Appleton, William S. (William Sumner), 1840-1903
Descriptive Terms
Stick Style
black (color)
cloth
dwellings
ink
summer houses (seasonal dwellings)
watercolor (paint)
windows
Material Type
architectural drawings (visual works)
detail drawings (drawings)
exterior elevations
Places
Newton Center (Newton, Middlesex county, Massachusetts) [part of inhabited place]
Places (Buildings)
Holbrook Hall (Newton Center, Mass.)
Notes
Included in the Drawing Toward Home: Designs for Domestic Architecture from Historic New England exhibition.
Location Note
Architectural Drawings / Transparencies: Architectural Drawings, Original Art, Plot Plans

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