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The "Tontine" Block

2006.44.765 (RS10230)

Description

Black and white photograph of Greek Revival homes on Warren Street in Salem. Black shutters on windows, small iron fence around the perimeter, and two trees in the foreground. Simple black wood frame.

Details

Maker
Reeves, John H., Mr. (Framer)
Date
1907
Inscriptions
"Established 1820 / from / John M. Reeves / Picture Framer and Gilder / 293 Essex Street, Salem Mass. / Opposite Y.M.C.A. / (Mr. Phillips)" (printed)
"The 'Tontine' Block / 29.-31.-33.-35 Warren St. Salem / Built in 1805 and / totally destroyed in the / great fire June 25 1914. / Here was born Sept 27, 1907 / Stephen Phillips / and here lived at various time / many other eminent men. / This picture taken about 1907. / framed + labelled in 1914 / S.W. Phillips" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
photographic prints
Print, Photographic
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
8 11/16 x 11 1/16 x 13/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.765
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
221641

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