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Front elevation and wall section drawing of the John McCarthy and William Kallady Houses, Roxbury, Boston, Mass., Jan. 26, 1897

AR001.USMA.0250.002.003 (RS30141)

Description

This front elevation and wall section drawing is for two triple-deckers on Calumet Street in the Parker Hill neighborhood of Roxbury in Boston, Massachusetts. The architects, Samuel Rantin & Son, designed the dwellings for John McCarthy (154 Calumet Street) and William Kallady (152 Calumet Street).

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Details

Collection Name
General architectural and cartographic collection
Collection Code
AR001
Dates
1897-01-26
Acquisition Type
Museum Purchase
Date of Acquisition
1992
Physical Description
1 exterior elevation and 1 section drawing : black, red, and orange ink and graphite on starch-coated fabric ; 20 7/8 x 11 inches
Dimensions
20 7/8x 11 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Architectural and Cartographic Materials
Description Level
Component
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000214
AccessID: 347
Other identifier: HNEDID-000214
GUSN
222021
Reference Code
AR001.USMA.0250.002.003

Record details

Variant Title
John McCarthy and William Kallady House, Calumet Street, Roxbury, Massachusetts, 1897
Originator
Rantin, Samuel J., ca. 1875-1960 (Architect)
Rantin, Samuel, ca. 1847-1929 (Architect)
Samuel Rantin & Son (architect)
Descriptive Terms
black (color)
dwellings
front (positional attribute)
graphite (mineral)
ink
orange (color)
red (color)
starch
three-deckers (dwellings)
tracing cloth
walls
Material Type
architectural drawings (visual works)
exterior elevations
sections (orthographic projections)
Subjects
Calumet Street (Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)
Parker Hill (Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)
Places
Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Places (Buildings)
John McCarthy House (Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)
William Kallady House (Roxbury, Boston, 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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