Langdon door

Description

A view of the front panel door and portico of the Governor John Langdon House at 143 Pleasant Street in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Four Corinthian columns support the portico and balustrade. John Langdon, a successful merchant who served as a U.S. senator and governor of New Hamsphire, began construction of the house in 1783 and completed the house in 1785. Portsmouth joiners, Daniel Hart and Michael Whidden III, oversaw the building of the residence.

Details

Descriptive Terms

columns (architectural elements)
panel doors
porticoes
houses
Corinthian (architectural style)
Georgian (British Renaissance-Baroque style)
transoms (opening components)
exterior views
dwellings
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000562
AccessID 780
Other identifier HNEDID-000562
Nutting studio number 572

Physical Description

1 photographic print : black-and-white ; 10 x 8 inches

Finding Aid Info

Paper finding aid available in the Library and Archives.

Collection Code

PC039

Collection Name

Wallace Nutting photographic collection, 1910s-1930s

Reference Code

PC039.USNH.01.007

Date Notes

Date listed as circa 1912-1914 in Richard Candee, Wallace Nutting's Portsmouth, 12.

Image Dimensions

10 x 8 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)

Record Details

Originator

Nutting, Wallace, 1861-1941 (photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Other People

Langdon, John, 1741-1819
Hart, Daniel
Whidden, Michael, III

Subjects

Pleasant Street (Portsmouth, N.H.)
Architectural photography
Historic New England properties

Description Level

Item