Warner House, Portsmouth, N.H., Parlor.

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1896

Location Note

HGO-01-001-F-R-3

GUSN

GUSN-169499

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Description

Interior photograph of the parlor in the Warner House, Portsmouth, N.H.

Details

Descriptive Terms

interior views
interior decoration
photographs

Additional Identification Number

ACCESS ID 5500

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC002

Collection Name

Domestic interiors photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

Apr. 15, 1914

Reference Code

PC002.USNH.Portsmouth.192.21

Acquisition Type

Gift

Places

Portsmouth, N.H.

Record Details

Originator

Davis Brothers (photographer)

Material Type

photographs

Accruals Note

On back of photograph: "Best parlor. Room over exactly same size and detail called parlor chamber. 40 years ago on walls of staircase were discovered mural paintings done in oil on the plaster. They had been concealed for 100 years by two wallpapers, neither of which was landscape (?). The present Miss [name illegible]'s father remembers paintings on ceiling but never knew of walls. Ceiling was concealed by several coats of paint. Aug. 1896 HW Browne."

Description Level

Item

Location Note

HGO-01-001-F-R-3

Historical/Biographical Note

Historical/Biographical Note

Stamp on back of photograph: "David Brothers, Photographers, No. 8 (?) Congress St., Portsmouth, N.H."