Asher Benjamin in East Lexington, Massachusetts

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1977

GUSN

GUSN-169851

You can find this within

Description

The doorways of East Lexington, Mass., are graced with an Asher Benjamin-inspired style. By working with his pattern books, the country carpenter found comfort in the celebrated architect's use of the Greek Revival style. This article takes a look at some of the doorways in East Lexington which owe their form to Benjamin's designs.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 232

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1977.067.247.001

Abstract

The doorways of East Lexington, Mass., are graced with an Asher Benjamin-inspired style. By working with his pattern books, the country carpenter found comfort in the celebrated architect's use of the Greek Revival style. This article takes a look at some of the doorways in East Lexington which owe their form to Benjamin's designs.

Date Notes

Volume 67, Number 247 (Winter/Spring, 1977)

Full Article

PDF

Record Details

Originator

Reinhardt, Elizabeth W. (Author)
Grady, Anne A. (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1977). 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