Belvidere Hall, Summer Residence of F. Gleason

Description

A detailed engraving that shows the summer home of the publisher and proprietor of the Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, Frederick Gleason. The house sits on a hill and the estate consists of about three acres of land. There are fountain ornaments in the front lawn and an extensive aviary attached to the house which contains hundreds of every type of fowl and bird that thrives in our climate. Horses and carriages are driving in front of the house. Includes views of "Entrance to the Grapery of the Belvidere Estate," "Fountain and Summer House at Belvidere Hall" and "Piazza of Belvidere Hall."

Details

Descriptive Terms

summer houses (seasonal dwellings)
exterior views
arbors
estates (property)
carriages (vehicles)
fountains
gardens
piazzas (squares)
line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection number PR350

Physical Description

1 engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1922-02-20

Reference Code

GC002.01.MA.6800.005

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

15 x 11 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of L.W. Jenkins, 1922

Places

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

Record Details

Originator

Mallory, Richard P. (Delineator)
Worcester and Pierce (Engraver)
Gleason's Pictorial (Publisher)

Material Type

line engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)

Other People

Gleason, Frederick, 1816-1896

Restrictions

Good, with some yellow stains and a tear in the middle where the fold is and another on the lower left-hand side.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints: Roxbury, Mass.