Exterior view of the Sewell House

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1896

GUSN

GUSN-202331

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Description

Oblique exterior view of the Sewell House, front elevation.

Details

Descriptive Terms

exterior views
American Colonial
firewood
dwellings
albumen prints
photographs

Inscription

Recto of mount: [printed:] SEWELL HOUSE, BURLINGTON, MASS., TO WHICH JOHN HANCOCK AND SAMUEL ADAMS RETREATED ON APRIL 19, 1775, DURING THE BATTLE OF LEXINGTON. HOUSE BURNED APRIL 23, 1897. [embossed with photographer's name:] C.H. Taylor; Verso of mount: {Gift of Leonard Thompson April 6, 1898 Woburn, Mass.) [attached caption, printed:] [reprint of a newspaper article published by the "Woburn News," May 1, 1897]

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 119
OVP Number OVP0165.A

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.165-A

Image Dimensions

10.5 x 13.5 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Leonard Thompson, Woburn, Mass. [to ?]; gift of unidentified individual to Historic New England SPNEA.

Record Details

Originator

Taylor, C. H. (Photographer)

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs

Subjects

Burlington, Mass.
Architectural photography

Restrictions

Liquid stains on verso of mount.

Description Level

Item

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