Figurehead on display in a garden, Marblehead, Mass.

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1920

GUSN

GUSN-180340

Description

A black and white photograph taken by Mary H. Northend circa 1920, showing a wooden figurehead in the garden of John Peabody's summer home on Peaches Point in Marblehead, Mass. The figurehead is of a woman, and it is surrounded by lush vegetation. Visible behind it are a trellis and bench.

Details

Descriptive Terms

figureheads (prow ornaments)
gardens
ships
carving (processes)
trellises
benches (furniture)
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Inscription

6509 (handwritten)

Physical Description

1 photograph ; 8 x 10 inches

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.02.0650.1700.001

Image Dimensions

10 x 8 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Marblehead (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Northend, Mary H. (1850-1926) (Photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Other People

Peabody, John

Publications Referencing This Collection

Bunting, W. H.. (2006.). The camera's coast : historic images of ship and shore in New England. Boston: Historic New England (Organization), 48-49.

Description Level

Item