Side and rear elevations, floor plans, and detail drawings of the ell addition to the Harvey Emerson House, Clam Point, Dorchester, Boston, Mass., 1860

Description

Luther Briggs, Jr. designed these additions alterations to Emerson House at Harrison Square (now known as Clam Point) in Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts. This one sheet of heavy paper includes six architectural drawings in ink pencil, and wash: a side elevation, rear elevation, first, second, and third story floor plans, and a detail drawing of a birdhouse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

houses
dwellings
Gothic Revival
side (positional attribute)
rear
ells (building divisions)
wings (building divisions)
additions (general components)
basements
bedrooms
fretwork
birdhouses
black (color)
ink
watercolor (paint)
graphite (mineral)
underdrawings
wove paper
ink washes
architectural drawings (visual works)
exterior elevations
floor plans
detail drawings (drawings)

Inscription

H. Emerson. / Alterations of House at Harrison Square. (handwritten)
3rd Story. (handwritten)
Side Elevation. / 2nd. Story. (handwritten)
1st. Story. / 4 feeto to an inch / August - 1858 (handwritten)
Rear Elevation. (handwritten)
Martin House / 1 inch - 1 foot (handwritten)
L. Briggs Jr. Architect. (handwritten)

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000376
AccessID 559
Other identifier HNEDID-000376

Physical Description

2 exterior elevations, 3 floor plans, and 1 detail drawing on 1 sheet : black ink, ink and/or watercolor washes, and graphite underdrawing 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.007

Acquisition Type

Gift

Places

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

Record Details

Originator

Briggs, Luther, 1822-1905 (Architect)

Material Type

architectural drawings (visual works)
exterior elevations
floor plans
detail drawings (drawings)

Subjects

Clam Point (Dorchester, Boston, Mass.)

Accruals Note

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

Variant Title

Ell Addition to the House of Harvey Emerson, Harrison Square, Clam Point, Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, 1860 (demolished)

Description Level

Item