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Exterior view of the rear facade of the King-Hooper House, Marblehead, Mass., undated

Description

This exterior view of the King-Hooper House in Marblehead, Mass. shows the rear facade and a detail of the gambrel roof.

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Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Physical Description
1 photographic print : black-and-white, mounted, matted ; 11 x 14 inches
Inscriptions
Rear view in the King-Hooper House. Built about 1760. The gambrel roof of the ell, set upon broad "shoulders," is an ingenious device for increasing the space in the lower story. Photographed by Arthur C. Haskell, Historic American Buildings Survey. Frank Chouteau Brown, District Officer. (typed)
King-Hooper House, Marblehead, Mass. (handwritten)
Dimensions
11x 14(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Oversize photograph number: OVP0200-A
GUSN
221279
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.200-A

Record details

Originator
Haskell, Arthur C. (Arthur Cushman), 1890-1968 (Photographer)
Other People
Brown, Frank Chouteau, 1876-1947
Descriptive Terms
dwellings
exterior views
gambrel roofs
houses
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photographs
Places
Marblehead (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
King-Hooper House (Marblehead, Mass.)
Notes
Date of house: circa 1760.
Location Note
OVP 57

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