"Brookbank" lawn with croquet players

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1870

GUSN

GUSN-202403

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Description

Informal group portrait of men and women posed on the front lawn of "Brookbank," the home of Samuel E. Sawyer, during a game of croquet. An unidentified man and woman are seated in a horse-drawn carriage parked in front of the house.

Details

Descriptive Terms

carriages (vehicles)
group portraits
exterior views
statues
dwellings
transportation
albumen prints
photographs

Inscription

Verso of mount: "Brookbank" Residence of Samuel E. Sawyer of Gloucester. Built by his ancestor, James Sawyer, 1714. The family house for five generations. Gift of the Bostonian Society 3 Feb. 1921 [printed on back of mount:] Camp of the Universalist Centennial Convention, Gloucester, Mass., September, 1870. Photo by Cook & Friend {Games #1}

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 191
OVP Number OVP0190

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

03 February 1921

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.190

Image Dimensions

12.25 x 15 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Bostonian Society.

Places

Gloucester (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Cook & Friend (Photographer)

Material Type

albumen prints
photographs

Subjects

Games
Men
Outdoor recreation
Sporting goods
Sports
Women
Gloucester (Mass.)

Restrictions

Adhesive and paper residue across top edge of recto of mount.

Description Level

Item