Detail drawings of front stairs of the P.D. Wallis House, Chester Square, Boston, Mass., 1858

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1858

GUSN

GUSN-202699

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Description

2 detail drawings on 1 sheet : brown ink, watercolor and/or ink washes, and graphite underdrawing and emendations on wove paper ; 13 x 19 inches

Details

Descriptive Terms

row houses
dwellings
Italianate (North American architecture styles )
Second Empire
front (positional attribute)
stairs
brownstone (material)
newels
brown (color)
ink
watercolor (paint)
wove paper
detail drawings (drawings)
architectural drawings (visual works)

Inscription

P.D. Wallis. / House on Chester Square / (as originally intended) (handwritten)
(Set a.) (handwritten)
Details of Stairs. / 1/8 size (handwritten)
L. Briggs, Jr / Architect. (handwritten)
September - 1858 (handwritten)

Physical Description

2 detail drawings on 1 sheet : brown ink, watercolor and/or ink washes, and graphite underdrawing and emendations on wove paper ; 13 x 19 inches

Collection Code

AR002

Collection Name

Luther Briggs, Jr. architectural collection

Date of Acquisition

1937

Reference Code

AR002.TMP.006.001

Acquisition Type

Gift

Places

South End (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Originator

Briggs, Luther, 1822-1905 (Architect)

Material Type

detail drawings (drawings)
architectural drawings (visual works)

Subjects

Chester Square (Boston, Mass.)

Accruals Note

Included in the Drawing Toward Home: Designs for Domestic Architecture from Historic New England exhibition.

Variant Title

P. D. Wallis House, Chester Square, Boston, 1858

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