First floor plan of the John McCarthy and William Kallady Houses, Roxbury, Boston, Mass., Jan. 26, 1897

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1897-01-26

Location Note

Architectural Drawings / Transparencies: Architectural Drawings, Original Art, Plot Plans

GUSN

GUSN-195034

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Description

This first floor plan is for two triple-deckers on Calumet Street in the Parker Hill neighborhood of Roxbury in Boston, Massachusetts. The architects, Samuel Rantin & Son, designed the dwellings for John McCarthy (154 Calumet Street) and William Kallady (152 Calumet Street).

Details

Descriptive Terms

three-deckers (dwellings)
dwellings
black (color)
red (color)
ink
graphite (mineral)
underdrawings
starch
tracing cloth
watercolor (paint)
floor plans
architectural drawings (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000215
AccessID 348
Other identifier HNEDID-000215

Physical Description

1 floor plan : black and red ink, graphite underdrawing, and watercolor on verso on starch-coated fabric ; 21 1/8 x 11 inches

Collection Code

AR001

Collection Name

General architectural and cartographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1992

Reference Code

AR001.USMA.0250.002.002

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Places

Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Originator

Samuel Rantin & Son (architect)
Rantin, Samuel, ca. 1847-1929 (Architect)
Rantin, Samuel J., ca. 1875-1960 (Architect)

Material Type

floor plans
architectural drawings (visual works)

Subjects

Calumet Street (Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)
Parker Hill (Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)

Accruals Note

Included in the Drawing Toward Home: Designs for Domestic Architecture from Historic New England exhibition.

Variant Title

John McCarthy and William Kallady House, Calumet Street, Roxbury, Massachusetts, 1897

Description Level

Component

Location Note

Architectural Drawings / Transparencies: Architectural Drawings, Original Art, Plot Plans

Historical/Biographical Note

Sources


Drawing Toward Home exhibition catalogue entry.