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"Edgewater" of Phillips Beach, Phillips residence, Swampscott, Mass., undated

PC001.01.TMP.235 (RS98956)

Description

Exterior view of the house and grounds of Edgewater, Swampscott, Massachusetts, showing an open carriage with a four horse team and people sitting inside. There are two grooms, women and a gardener standing by.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Physical Description
1 photographic print : albumen, 16 1/2 x 13 inches
Inscriptions
Elmer Chickering
The Loading Photographer,
21 West Street, - Boston
Proprietor of
The Royal (stamped)
“Edgewater” built by John Shepard on property purchased from the Phillips Family in 1887 and purchased by Andrew W. Preston in 1911, Swampscott, Masachusetts
Phillips Beach see “The Era of Summer Estates” p. 34
Gift of Samuel M. Robbins, Newton, Mass. 1981
Purchased W. Meton, NH from lot found in home at York, Maine. See correspondence file (“Robbins”) (handwritten)
Dimensions
13x 16 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Oversize photograph number: OVP0235
GUSN
221489
Reference Code
PC001.01.TMP.235

Record details

Originator
Chickering, Elmer (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
beaches
dwellings
exterior views
houses
Material Type
albumen prints
photographic prints
photographs
Places
Swampscott (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Edgewater House (Swampscott, Mass.)
Location Note
OVP 78

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