Colonial Photographs, Bruce Elwell, Houses II

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1916-1920

Location Note

photo album # 210

GUSN

GUSN-193778

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Description

One of six albums documenting colonial exteriors, interiors, doorways, cottages and colonial details dated 1916-early 1920's. Albums are from architect Bruce Elwell most likely during his years at Grandgent & Elwell, based on photograph dates and imprints on the back of various photos.

Titled "Colonial Photographs, Bruce Elwell Houses II"
83 small 2 ½" x 4" black & white photographs of house exteriors dating from 1916 to mid-1920's. Book is dated 1927. Locations noted on photos include Salem, MA and vicinity, Maine and Connecticut. Includes Salem Witch House.

Details

Descriptive Terms

exterior views
residential structures
photograph albums
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Additional Identification Number

album number 210C

Physical Description

3 of 6 photograph albums; 13 x 6 inches

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Date of Acquisition

2003

Reference Code

PC009.210C

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Maine (United States)
Connecticut (United States)

Record Details

Material Type

photograph albums
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Other People

Elwell, S. Bruce

Other Organizations

Grandgent and Elwell

Subjects

House

Descriptive Terms

Salem Witch House
belmont, Mass
Bolton, Mass
Waban, Mass
Dedham, Mass
Duxbury, Mass
Peabody, Mass
Shrewsbury, Mass
Alfred, Maine
Kennebunk, Maine
Portland, Maine
Saco, Maine
Thomaston, Maine
Wethersfield, Conn
Salem, Mass

Description Level

Item

Location Note

photo album # 210