The Clough House

Description

"This stands at the corner of Sheafe and Margaret Streets, and was built about 1722 by Benjamin Clough. It afterward came by marriage into the possession of the Waters family, and continued to be owned by them until 1859. It is the oldest house on the street. The front door used to be on the south side, where was a large garden." From "Homes of Our Forefathers in Boston, Old England and Boston, New England" by Edwin Whitefield, 1889.

Details

Descriptive Terms

houses
historic sites
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection numbers PR311

Physical Description

1 colored engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.3850.013

Image Dimensions

3 x 4.5 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Whitefield, Edwin, 1816-1892 (Author)

Material Type

line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Restrictions

Good

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Boston, Ma.: Places or Streets: O-Z