Underside of roof of Old Ship Meeting House, Hingham.

Description

An interior view of the underside of the roof of the Old Ship Meeting House in Hingham, Massachusetts, the only surviving 17th century meeting house in the United States. The elements of the hip roof structure are visible, such as the curved struts, king post, rafters, and purlins. A set of stairs leads to the roof.

Details

Descriptive Terms

braces (supporting elements)
hip roofs
purlins
tie beams
rafters
king posts
attics (interior spaces)
meeting houses (religious buildings)
curved
American Colonial
interior views
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000195
AccessID 302
Other identifier HNEDID-000195

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.1320.0150.003

Date Notes

1920s-1940s

Places

Hingham (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Weber, Paul J. (photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Subjects

Architectural photography

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Large - Geo - Massahusetts - Hingham - Old Ship - Unmounted