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 - Unmounted

GUSN

GUSN-195052

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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 from the North Street side. Jonathan Corwin served as a magistrate and judge during the Salem Witch Trials of 1692.Several stores and their signage are seen, including the Wah Sing Laundry, J. N. Gould, plumber, and C. Marcell, fine shoe repair.

Details

Descriptive Terms

business (commercial function)
gambrel roofs
storefronts
laundries (businesses)
drugstores
side (positional attribute)
frame construction
American Colonial
exterior views
pharmacists
shop signs
bicycles
commercial buildings
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000145
AccessID 366
Other identifier HNEDID-000145

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.2570.1500.001

Date Notes

ca. 1900-1912

Places

Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Boston Post Card Co. (Photographic studio)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Other People

Corwin, Jonathan, 1640-1718
Andrew, Daniel
Gould, J. N.
Marcell, C.

Other Organizations

Wah Sing Laundry

Subjects

Castoria laxatives (Brand name)
Chinese American businesspeople
Chinese Americans
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 - Unmounted