Interior view of Sewell House dining room

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1896

GUSN

GUSN-202332

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Description

Interior view of Sewell House dining room. Dining room table is set with crockery used by John Hancock and Samuel Adams.

Details

Descriptive Terms

crocks
business (commercial function)
carpets
interior views
American Colonial
tableware
teapots
dining tables
chairs (furniture forms)
wallpapers
swords
paintings (visual works)
dwellings
dining rooms
tables (support furniture)
floor coverings
albumen prints
photographs
ephemera

Inscription

Recto of mount: [printed:] ROOM IN SEWELL HOUSE, BURLINGTON, MASS., OCCUPIED BY JOHN HANCOCK AND SAMUEL ADAMS, WITH CROCKERY AND FURNITURE USED BY THEM, APRIL 19, 1775. [embossed with photographer's name:] C.H. Taylor; Verso of mount: {A gift to the N.E. Historic [sic] Geneologist Soc. by Leonard Thompson, Woburn, Mass. April 6, 1898) [attached caption, printed:] [reprint of a newspaper article published by the "Woburn News," May 1, 1897] [Dupe, verso of mount:] Presented to the Massachusetts Society Sons of the American Revolution, by Chas. H. Taylor, Photographer. 23 Pleasant St Woburn, Mass.

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 120
OVP Number OVP0165.B

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.165-B

Image Dimensions

13 x 10 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Leonard Thompson, Woburn, Mass. To the N.E. Historic Geneologist Society; gift of the Society [?] to Historic New England SPNEA.

Record Details

Originator

Taylor, C. H. (Photographer)

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs
ephemera

Subjects

Burlington, Mass.
Architectural photography

Restrictions

Fingerprint smudges and horizontal stains across verso of mount; small pieces of bottom left and right corners of mount missing.

Description Level

Item

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