Fowler House, Danversport, Mass., Kitchen.

Description

A housemaid wearing an apron stands next to a table in the kitchen of the Samuel Fowler, Jr. House at 166 High Street in Danversport, Massachusetts. On the wall behind her are shelves bearing pitchers, teapots, plates, and other containers and vessels. Two pots sit atop a Crawford range. Builders Stephen Whipple and Levi Preston constructed the Federal-style house.

Details

Descriptive Terms

interior views
kitchens
Federal
stoves (heating equipment)
domestics
pots (containers)
pitchers (vessels)
houses
cookware
dwellings
tables (support furniture)
interior decoration
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

ACCESS ID 2618
Old ID 2654.00

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC002

Collection Name

Domestic interiors photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

Aug. 10, 1935

Reference Code

PC002.USMA.Danversport.102.04

Abstract

Interior photograph of a residencemaid in the kitchen of the Fowler House, Danversport, Mass.

Places

Danvers (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Other People

Whipple, Stephen, Mr.
Preston, Levi, Mr.
Fowler, Samuel, Mr., Jr., 1776-1859

Subjects

Danversport (Mass.)
High Street (Danversport, Mass.)
Crawford ranges
Housekeeping

Description Level

Item

Location Note

HGO-01-001-F-R-2

Historical/Biographical Note

Sources


National Park Service website, www.nr.nps.gov/Red%20Books/74000367.red.pdf; etext.virginia.edu/salem/witchcraft/Danvers.html.