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Joseph Lovering House, Jamaica Plains

2003.34 (RS186692)

Description

Framed drawing; ink, graphite and watercolor on paper affixed to wooden stretcher. Drawing depicts a three-story brick house with three chimneys and palladian window over off-center doorway. Home of Joseph Lovering (1758-1848), the youngest participant in the Boston Tea Party. Wood, gilt, and gesso frame with painted and gilded glass made by John Doggett.

Details

Maker
Doggett, John (American mirror manufacturer, active 1809) (Framer)
Date
1805-1815
Inscriptions
"Joseph Lovering/ Home Place/ Jamaica Plains" (chaulk)
"JOHN DOGGETT/ GILDER/ Looking-glass and Picture Framer, / Roxbury Street" (paper label)
"B.H. Hill" or "B.H. Hall" (faded red ink)
Location of origin
Boston, MA
Material
gesso
gilding
graphite (mineral)
ink
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Places
Jamaica Plain (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
architectural drawings (visual works)
Drawing, Architectural
gesso
gilding
graphite (mineral)
ink
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Doggett, John (American mirror manufacturer, active 1809)
Lovering, Joseph, 1758-1848
Dimensions
15 1/8 x 21 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2003.34
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
GUSN
267926

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