The Province House: English and Netherlandish Forms in Gables and Chimneys

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1972

GUSN

GUSN-169816

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Description

The Province House's style owed a general debt to certain aspects of architecture of the Low Countries of the 16th and 17th centuries. But neither its original sources in Holland nor its subsequent English intermediaries have been precisely identified. Nancy Halverson Schless takes a closer look at the gables and chimneys of the Province House and their architectural predecessors.

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Additional Identification Number

Article ID 197

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1972.062.228.006

Abstract

The Province House's style owed a general debt to certain aspects of architecture of the Low Countries of the 16th and 17th centuries. But neither its original sources in Holland nor its subsequent English intermediaries have been precisely identified. Nancy Halverson Schless takes a closer look at the gables and chimneys of the Province House and their architectural predecessors.

Date Notes

Volume 62, Number 228 (Spring, 1972)

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Originator

Nancy Halverson Schless (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