Documenting the Interior of Codman House : The Last Two Generations

Description

The appearance of the interior of the Codman House today suggests a house that's been lived in for generations. The heirlooms and objects that have been accumulated, as well as the obvious changes made to the architecture creates the feel of an ancestral home. But this character did not evolve - it was created primarily by Ogden Codman Jr. and Sr., who were part of the last two generations to occupy the house.

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Additional Identification Number

Article ID 256

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1981.071.258.006

Abstract

The appearance of the interior of the Codman House today suggests a house that's been lived in for generations. The heirlooms and objects that have been accumulated, as well as the obvious changes made to the architecture creates the feel of an ancestral home. But this character did not evolve - it was created primarily by Ogden Codman Jr. and Sr., who were part of the last two generations to occupy the house.

Date Notes

Volume 71, Number 258 (1981)

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Record Details

Originator

Richard C. Nylander (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1981). 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