Thwing House, 175 Highland St., Roxbury, Mass.

Collection Type

  • Photography

Location Note

Geo.: Large: Mass.: Roxbury:: Thwing House

GUSN

GUSN-195185

Description

An exterior view of the three-story, Italianate home of merchant Supply Clap Thwing at 175 Highland Street in Roxbury, Massachusetts. A central tower containing the main entrance projects from the front façade of the house and extends its crown beyond the roof line. Three people stand at the front door of the house, while a fourth person wearing a top hat leans on the street wall and a fifth person rests on the sill of a second-story window.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mansard roofs
towers (building divisions)
Second Empire
merchants
top hats
single-family dwellings
exterior views
hedges
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000330
AccessID 506
Other identifier HNEDID-000330

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.2540.0570.001

Date Notes

1865

Places

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

Record Details

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Other People

Thwing, Supply Clap, 1798-1877

Subjects

Highland Street (Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)
Architectural photography

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Geo.: Large: Mass.: Roxbury:: Thwing House