Residence of John Reece, Brookline, Massaschusetts

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1890

Location Note

photo albums 129 a & b

GUSN

GUSN-194501

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Description

Bound albums of circa 1890s prints documenting interiors at the residence of John Reece, 26 Still Street, Brookline, Massachusetts. Reece developed the 50 lens camera. He died accidentally on March 31, 1896. Details of his death and achievements included in an obituary pasted on page 3 of album a. Together both albums contain over 50 prints, including one of a Christmas tree hung with presents. Some views may have been professionally photographed. Quality is variable. Image size is generally 8x9 1/2.

Details

Descriptive Terms

historic houses
interior views
photograph albums
albumen prints
black-and-white photographs

Additional Identification Number

album numbers 129a & 129b

Physical Description

2 photograph albums; 10 1/2 x 14 inches; 11 3/8 x 14 1/2 inches

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Date of Acquisition

1980

Reference Code

PC009.129

Acquisition Type

Gift

Places

Brookline (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

photograph albums
albumen prints
black-and-white photographs

Other People

Reece , John, d. 1896

Descriptive Terms

Brookline, Massachusetts

Description Level

Item

Location Note

photo albums 129 a & b