Hammatt Billings, Artist and Architect

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1972

GUSN

GUSN-169808

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Description

Charles Howland Hammatt Billings was a versatile artist and architect who was commissioned to create designs for a pyrotechnic display on Boston Common, a Pilgrim monument, a theater and a clubhouse, among others. But many of Billings' accomplishments have gone unrecognized. With more research, argues Richard Stoddard, Billings may emerge as a major figure in the history of art and architecture in Victorian Boston.

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Additional Identification Number

Article ID 189

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1972.062.227.001

Abstract

Charles Howland Hammatt Billings was a versatile artist and architect who was commissioned to create designs for a pyrotechnic display on Boston Common, a Pilgrim monument, a theater and a clubhouse, among others. But many of Billings' accomplishments have gone unrecognized. With more research, argues Richard Stoddard, Billings may emerge as a major figure in the history of art and architecture in Victorian Boston.

Date Notes

Volume 62, Number 227 (Winter, 1972)

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Record Details

Originator

Richard Stoddard (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1972). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England