Interior of Old Ship Church, Hingham, before restoration and with 18th century pulpit.

Description

An interior view of the Old Ship Meeting House in Hingham, Massachusetts, the only surviving 17th century meeting house in the United States. Pews fan outward from the pulpit, which has staircases on either side of it, a sounding-board above it, and drapes and curtains covering the two windows behind it. An organ stands to the side of the pulpit, its pipes reaching to the ceiling.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hip roofs
pulpits
galleries (upper level spaces)
meeting houses (religious buildings)
hymnals
prayer books
pews
organs (aerophones)
American Colonial
interior views
religious buildings
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000197
AccessID 304
Other identifier HNEDID-000197

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.1320.0150.005

Date Notes

1880s-1910s

Places

Hingham (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Clark, William T. (Photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Subjects

Architectural photography

Description Level

Item

Location Note

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