Album 8: Isaac Fenno House, Roxbury, Mass.

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1890s

GUSN

GUSN-194034

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Description

This album documents "Buena Vista," the Isaac Fenno House in Roxbury, Massachusetts. This small album is of particular interest for its interior views, which feature statuary and paintings by well-known Boston artists of the 1870s through 1890s. The donor, Almira Fenno Gendrot, was a pupil of William Morris Hunt, and her second marriage was to Boston painter Felix Gendrot. The album consists of approximately twenty 4 x 5 inch photographs of interior and exterior views.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dwellings
exterior views
interior views
paintings (visual works)
historic houses
photograph albums
black-and-white photographs

Additional Identification Number

Album Number 8

Physical Description

1 photograph album; 9 x 5.5 inches

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Reference Code

PC009.008

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

5 x 4 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Almira T. Fenno Gendrot.

Places

Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Material Type

photograph albums
black-and-white photographs

Other People

Fenno, Isaac, 1823-1897
Hunt, William Morris
Gendrot, Felix A.

Description Level

Item

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