Little & Browne Architectural Projects

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1900

Location Note

photo albums 122 C

GUSN

GUSN-194364

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Description

Albums compiled by the architects Arthur Little and Herbert Browne documenting completed work for several clients.The majority of photographs in these albums were probably commissioned by the firm of Little and Browne to the photographic studios of William Clark (formerly of Soule Photograph Company, Boston) and T. E. Marr. Both photographers were active as "view photographers" working closely with Boston architects.It is important that users note the existence of related materials when using these albums. These consist of architectural plans, an album of furniture designs for specific clients, accounts cumulated by the firm's clients and the architectural library of Herbert Browne, housed as a separate unit within the Rare Book Collection."Book C." Interiors, garden views, and exteriors, including the Larz Anderson and Brandegee estates in Brookline, various residences designed by Arthur Little for his own use, the Salem Trust Company, Salem, Roxbury, the gardens of the Thayer and Spaulding estates (respectively Lancaster and Pride's Crossing, MA). List is attached but contents do not always correspond with list.

Details

Descriptive Terms

historic buildings
gardens
architecture (discipline)
photograph albums

Additional Identification Number

album number 122c

Physical Description

1 photograph album; 10 13/16 x 12 1/2 inches

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Reference Code

PC009.122C

Places

Massachusetts (United States)

Record Details

Originator

Little & Browne (Architect)
Probably Clark, William T. (Photographic studio)
Probably Marr, T. E. (Photographic studio)
Little & Browne (Compiler)

Material Type

photograph albums

Other People

Clark, William T.
Marr, T. E.
Browne, Herbert W. C., 1860-1946
Little, Arthur, 1852-1925
Anderson, Larz, 1866-1937
Brandegee, Edward, Mrs.
King, Alice S.

Other Organizations

Little & Browne

Descriptive Terms

Lancaster, MA
Brookline, MA
Prides Crossing, MA
Swampscott, MA
Manchester, MA
Danvers, MA
Salem, MA
Nahant, MA
Long Island, NY
Virginia

Conservation Note

It is also important to note that albums are in actively deteriorating condition, and that they may in the near future be disassembled from their enclosures.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

photo albums 122 C