Interior view of the restored south front interior of the Whitfield House, Guilford, Conn.

Collection Type

  • Photography

Location Note

Geo.: Large: Conn.: Guilford: Whitfield House

GUSN

GUSN-195258

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Description

An interior view looking south of the main room on the first 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. The floor is constructed with wide boards. The low ceiling is supported by massive exposed beams.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beams (structural elements)
beam ceilings
halls (interior spaces)
restoration (process)
single-family dwellings
American Colonial
interior views
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000391
AccessID 588
Other identifier HNEDID-000391

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USCT.0770.0050.012

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

Architectural photography

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Geo.: Large: Conn.: Guilford: Whitfield House