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George Mixter Residence, location unknown

PC009.228I (RS208619)

Description

This album is bound in black leather and is embossed with gold lettering reading "George Mixter" on the binding. It includes twenty-three sepia tone prints, including twelve exterior views and eleven interior views. The exterior views show the landscape as well as exterior details of the house, including doorways and fenestration. The interior views highlight features such as furniture, drapes, mantels, and panelling. Other features include scenic wallpaper (see page 12) and wallpaper with a ship pattern (see page 19).

The Album may be one assembled by William Truman Aldrich, an architect practising in the first 1/2 of the 20th century. The house's owner may be George Mixter, author of a book on navigation published in 1947.

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Details

Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
PC009
Dates
ca. 1940
Date of Acquisition
2007-04
Physical Description
1 photograph album: 15 3/4 x 18 1/2 inches
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
album number: 228I
GUSN
273513
Reference Code
PC009.228I

Historical/Biographical Note

This is the house of George Mixter, probably designed by architect William T. Aldrich and probably photographed by Paul J. Weber.

As noted in North Shore Boston; Houses of Essex County, 1805-1930, Pamela W. Fox, Acanthus News, 2005, p 319

Record details

Originator
Probably Weber, Paul J. (Photographer)
Other People
Aldrich, William T.
Mixter , George
Other Organizations
Bellows and Aldrich
Descriptive Terms
Aldrich, William T.
Mixter, George
architecture (discipline)
exterior views
houses
interior views
Material Type
photograph albums

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