North front chamber, second floor, Whitfield House, looking south

Collection Type

  • Photography

Location Note

Large - Geo - Connecticut - Guilford - Whitefield

GUSN

GUSN-195111

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Description

An interior view looking south of the north front chamber on the second floor of the Henry Whitfield House, now the Henry Whitfield State Museum, in Guilford, Connecticut, after the restoration directed by architect John Frederick Kelly in the 1930s. The Puritan leader Henry Whitfield built the stone house in 1639. Candle brackets hang from the walls made of wide wooden boards. The floor is constructed with wide boards. The low ceiling is supported by massive exposed beams. A door opens into a narrow hallway.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beams (structural elements)
beam ceilings
bedrooms
restoration (process)
front (positional attribute)
single-family dwellings
American Colonial
interior views
candle brackets
sleeping and reclining furniture
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000269
AccessID 429
Other identifier HNEDID-000269

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USCT.0770.0050.006

Date Notes

1937

Places

Guilford (New Haven county, Connecticut)

Record Details

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Other People

Whitfield, Henry, 1597-1660?
Kelly, J. Frederick (John Frederick), 1888-1947

Other Organizations

Henry Whitfield State Museum (Conn.)

Subjects

floors, wooden
stone houses
Architectural photography

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Large - Geo - Connecticut - Guilford - Whitefield