Buena Vista, Buena Vista St., Roxbury, Mass.

Collection Type

  • Photography

Location Note

Geo.: Large: Mass.: Roxbury: Buena Vista

GUSN

GUSN-195196

Description

An exterior view of Buena Vista, the mansion of Isaac Fenno and his wife Almira Blake Fenno on Buena Vista Street (also known as Buena Vista Avenue) in Roxbury, Massachusetts. The three-story Queen Anne home has several turreted towers and a side porch with balcony. The stable can be seen behind the house on the left. Isaac Fenno was a pioneer clothier in the ready-made clothing field. After he died, his wife, who had studied art and was an art collector, remarried in 1907 to Félix Albert Gendrot, who was an artist and art teacher.

Details

Descriptive Terms

stables (animal housing)
Queen Anne Style
mansions
exterior views
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000341
AccessID 517
Other identifier HNEDID-000341

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.2540.0290.002

Date Notes

Nov.-Dec. 1905

Places

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

Record Details

Originator

Gendrot, Felix A. (photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Other People

Fenno, John
Fenno, Mrs. Isaac

Subjects

Buena Vista Street (Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)
Walnut Avenue (Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)
Warren Avenue (Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)
Architectural photography

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Geo.: Large: Mass.: Roxbury: Buena Vista