Landscaping plan of the Ephraim Merriam House, Jamaica Plain, Boston, Mass., Oct. 1856

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1856

GUSN

GUSN-180771

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Description

1 landscaping plan : black and brown ink, watercolor, and graphite underdrawing and notations on wove paper ; 19 1/2 x 13 inches

Details

Descriptive Terms

houses
Italianate (North American architecture styles )
black (color)
brown (color)
ink
watercolor (paint)
graphite (mineral)
underdrawings
wove paper
dwellings
landscaping plans
architectural drawings (visual works)

Inscription

Ephm Merriam. / Land at Jamaica Plain. (handwritten)
Sheet No 6. / Original Set. (handwritten)
Landscape Plan. (handwritten)
Scale 12 feet to an inch. (handwritten)
October - 1856 (handwritten)
L. Briggs, Jr., Architect (handwritten)

Physical Description

1 landscaping plan : black and brown ink, watercolor, and graphite underdrawing and notations on wove paper ; 19 1/2 x 13 inches

Collection Code

AR002

Collection Name

Luther Briggs, Jr. architectural collection

Date of Acquisition

1937

Reference Code

AR002.TMP.001.001

Acquisition Type

Gift

Places

Jamaica Plain (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Originator

Briggs, Luther, 1822-1905 (Architect)

Material Type

landscaping plans
architectural drawings (visual works)

Subjects

Glenvale Park (Jamaica Plain, Boston, Mass.)
Chestnut Street (Jamaica Plain, Boston, Mass.)
Emendations

Accruals Note

Included in the Drawing Toward Home: Designs for Domestic Architecture from Historic New England exhibition.

Variant Title

Ephraim Merriam House, Chestnut Street, Jamaica Plain, Boston, 1856-57

Restrictions

Sheet 1 is missing.

Description Level

Component