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Nelson W. Aldrich Residence, Warwick Neck, Rhode Island

PC009.228H (RS208791)

Description

This album is bound in black leather and is embossed with gold lettering reading "N. W. Aldrich" on the binding. It includes thirty-two sepia tone prints, including twenty-three exterior views and nine interior views, and one floor plan. The exterior views show the field stone house and its grounds, including landscape elements such as stepped gardens, shrubs, and lawns, and decorative elements such as stone sculptures. The interior views highlight features such as marble floors, elaborate coffered ceilings, and a large display of lustreware and china.

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Details

Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
PC009
Dates
ca. 1930
Date of Acquisition
2007
Physical Description
1 photograph album; 15 3/4 x 18 1/2 inches
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
album number: 228H
GUSN
273512
Reference Code
PC009.228H

Historical/Biographical Note

Nelson W. Adreich was a Rhode Island Senator. His house on Warwick Neck in Rhode Island was designed by his son, architect William T. Aldrich. The structure was sold out of the family and is now owned by a church; it is used for receptions and other events.

Record details

Originator
Weber, Paul J. (Photographer)
Other People
Aldrich, Nelson W. (Nelson Wilmarth), 1841-1915
Aldrich, William T.
Descriptive Terms
Aldrich, Nelson W.
Aldrich, William T.
Warwick, RI
china cabinets
chinaware
exterior views
floor plans
houses
interior views
porcelain
Material Type
photograph albums
Places
Warwick (Kent county, Rhode Island)

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