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Photograph of the Gold Appleton Plunkett House

1921.5 (RS85403)

Description

View of a large Federal style house with tree lined lawn behind white picket fence in foreground. Plain oak frame.

Details

Maker
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 (Author)
Chase, J. Eastman (Framer)
Date
1860-1880
Inscriptions
"Pittsfield, Mass., November, 1845" (Cursive script, black ink)
"Somewhat back from the village street/ stands the old-fashioned country seat./ Across its antique portico/ Tall poplar trees their shadows throw./ And from its station in the hall/ An ancient time-piece says to all.--- ažForever--never! Never--forever!" (Gothic style lettering, black ink)
"Henry W. Longfellow" (Black ink)
"J. EASTMAN CHASE/ PAINTINGS/ ETCHINGS AND / FRAMES NO./ 7 HAMILTON/ PLACE/ BOSTON" (printed)
Location of origin
Pittsfield, MA, USA; Boston, MA, USA, Suffolk
Material
albumen (egg white)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Albumen
albumen (egg white)
Federal
House
houses
photographs
poetry
Poetry
Print, Photographic
prints (visual works)
Dimensions
21 3/4 x 27 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1921.5
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Greely S. Curtis Sr.
GUSN
40969

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