Exterior view of the house built for Gen. Hazard Stevens, 8 Bowdoin Ave., Dorchester, Mass., 1880

Collection Type

  • Photography

Location Note

Geo.: Large: Mass.: Dorchester: Residential: Soule photographs: Unmounted

GUSN

GUSN-194926

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Description

An exterior view shows a side façade of the General Hazard Stevens House, also known as Crest Lawn, at 8 Bowdoin Avenue on Mount Bowdoin in Dorchester, Massachusetts. The mansion, made of brick and a wood frame, was designed by architect Edgar Allen Poe Newcomb in the Queen Anne style in 1879-1880. A pathway leads up the hill to a side door.

Details

Descriptive Terms

porches
side (positional attribute)
Queen Anne Style
single-family dwellings
exterior views
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000158
AccessID 237
Other identifier HNEDID-000158

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.0790.0060.001

Date Notes

1880s

Places

Mount Bowdoin (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Mount Bowdoin (Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [peak]

Record Details

Originator

Soule Photograph Co. (Photographic studio)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Other People

Stevens, Hazard, 1842-1918

Subjects

Bowdoin Avenue (Dorchester, Boston, Mass.)
griffins
Architectural photography

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Geo.: Large: Mass.: Dorchester: Residential: Soule photographs: Unmounted

Historical/Biographical Note

Sources


http://libweb.uoregon.edu/speccoll/photo/fhstevens.html
http://www.dorchesteratheneum.org/image.php?id=6896&slide=Mt.%20Bowdoin&ko=1