Colonial Photographs, Bruce Elwell, Cottages and Colonial Details

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1916-1927

Location Note

photo album # 210

GUSN

GUSN-193781

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Description

A collection 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, Cottages and Colonial Details."
97 small 2 ½" x 4" black & white photographs of cottages and other colonial details including churches, fences, stairways, door knockers, stone and brickwork, window details, and town halls.
Locations noted on photos include Massachusetts, Maine, NH, Connecticut, and Orange NJ.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cottages
churches (buildings)
fences
stairs and stair components
door knockers
stonework
brickwork (masonry)
windows and window components
town halls
photograph albums
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Additional Identification Number

album number 210F

Physical Description

6 of 6 photograph albums; 13 x 6 inches

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Date of Acquisition

2003

Reference Code

PC009.210F

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Maine (United States)
New Hampshire (United States)
Connecticut (United States)
Vermont (United States)
New Jersey (United States)

Record Details

Material Type

photograph albums
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Other People

Elwell, S. Bruce

Other Organizations

Grandgent and Elwell

Subjects

Cottage
Fence
Church

Descriptive Terms

Essex, Mass
Cottages
Ashby, Mass
Duxbury, Mass
Plymouth, Mass
Sandwich, Mass
Nantucket, Mass
Thomaston, Maine
Salem, Mass
Jaffrey, NH
Peterborough, NH
Marlboro, VT
Framingham, Mass
Middletown, CT
Orange, NJ

Description Level

Item

Location Note

photo album # 210