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Description

Photograph of the front of the Oliver Wendell Holmes house; three-story wood structure with projecting front entrance, gables, wood rail fence and tree-lined street.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1884
Inscriptions
Carved: ""[recto]---1707--YE--OLD--HOLMES-/ HOUSE--1884"" Handwritten on verso: ""1922.385/ Given 24 May 1922/ by Mrs. George Edward Saunders/ 3 Concord Ave. Cambridge, Mass./ The frame comes from one of the old oak beams of the Oliver Wendell Holmes/ house, Cambridge, Mass.""
Material
albumen (egg white)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Albumen
albumen (egg white)
House
houses
Literature
Medicine
medicine
photographs
poetry
Poetry
Print, Photographic
People and organizations
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894
Dimensions
10 x 13 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1922.385
GUSN
29500

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