The "Old Church," Hingham

Description

This stereograph shows the exterior of the Old Ship Meeting House in Hingham, Massachusetts, the only surviving 17th century meeting house in the United States. The view is along the driveway up a rise to the side of the church. A cupola with a spire and weathervane crown the hip roof. A group of people stand in front of the meeting house, including the church's minister, Rev. Joseph Richardson.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hip roofs
cupolas
spires
meeting houses (religious buildings)
pastors
American Colonial
exterior views
weathervanes
religious buildings
stereographs
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000198
AccessID 305
Other identifier HNEDID-000198

Physical Description

1 stereograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.04.01.USMA.0790.0010.005

Date Notes

1880s-1910s

Places

Hingham (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

stereographs
photographs

Other People

Richardson, Joseph, 1778-1871

Subjects

Main Street (Hingham, Mass.)
Architectural photography

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Stereo views: Mass.: Hingham