A Colonial three decker

Description

This view shows the front façade of the Federal-style triple-decker John Peirce House on Court Street in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Built in 1799, the house is painted yellow and has a rectangular door surround and entry porch. Pilasters extend from the first to the upper floors. Swags in panels are inset between the central windows of the second and third stories. The roof has a cornice-line balustrade and a flat cupola.

Details

Descriptive Terms

balustrades
cupolas
façades
pilasters
three-deckers (dwellings)
Adam Style
hand coloring
exterior views
houses
dwellings
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
platinum prints

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000513
AccessID 720
Other identifier HNEDID-000513
Nutting studio number 636

Physical Description

1 photographic print : platinum, black-and-white, hand-tinted ; 7 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches

Collection Code

PC039

Collection Name

Wallace Nutting photographic collection, 1910s-1930s

Reference Code

PC039.USNH.04.008

Image Dimensions

7 1/2 x 9 1/4 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)

Record Details

Originator

Nutting, Wallace, 1861-1941 (photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
platinum prints

Other People

Peirce, John

Subjects

Court Street (Portsmouth, N.H.)

Description Level

Item