Exterior view of the Old Witch / Corwin House / Roger Williams House, North and Essex Sts., Salem

Collection Type

  • Photography

Location Note

Geo.: Large: Massachusetts - Salem - Witch-Corwin Hse (Roger Williams) - 310 1/2 Essex St - Mounted

GUSN

GUSN-195051

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Description

This exterior view shows the Jonathan Corwin House, also known as the Witch House, and the single-story apothecary George P. Farrington added to the house around 1856 on 310 1/2 Essex Street in Salem, Massachusetts. Jonathan Corwin served as a magistrate and judge during the Salem Witch Trials of 1692.

Details

Descriptive Terms

business (commercial function)
gambrel roofs
façades
storefronts
drugstores
front (positional attribute)
frame construction
American Colonial
exterior views
pharmacists
rails (transit system elements)
telephone poles
commercial buildings
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000144
AccessID 365
Other identifier HNEDID-000144

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.2570.1520.002

Date Notes

ca. 1900-1923

Places

Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Other People

Corwin, Jonathan, 1640-1718
Farrington, George P.
Andrew, Daniel

Subjects

Essex Street (Salem, Mass.)
North Street (Salem, Mass.)
Architectural photography

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Geo.: Large: Massachusetts - Salem - Witch-Corwin Hse (Roger Williams) - 310 1/2 Essex St - Mounted