Wigglesworth House, 303 Adams Street, Milton, Mass., bedroom of Richard Bowditch Wigglesworth, with a boater on the bed

Collection Type

  • Photography

GUSN

GUSN-221239

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Description

This interior view shows the bedroom of Richard Bowditch Wigglesworth in the Wigglesworth House at 303 Adams Street in Milton, Massachusetts. Many photographic group portraits of sports teams and students hang on the walls. A boater lies on the bed. Wigglesworth graduated from Milton Academy in 1908, Harvard University in 1912, and Harvard Law School in 1916, and served in the United States House of Representatives from 1928 to 1958.

Details

Descriptive Terms

interior decoration
houses
dwellings
bedrooms
beds (furniture)
sleeping and reclining furniture
boaters
group portraits
teams
sports
photographs
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Physical Description

1 photograph ; 7 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches

Collection Code

PC002

Collection Name

Domestic interiors photographic collection

Reference Code

PC002.USMA.Milton.134-01.08

Image Dimensions

7 1/4 x 9 1/2 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Milton (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

photographs
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Other People

Wigglesworth, Richard B. (Richard Bowditch), 1891-1960

Subjects

Adams Street (Milton, Mass.)
Classes (Groups of students)
Class portraits

Description Level

Item

Historical/Biographical Note

Sources


United States Census, 1910, www.ancestry.com, accessed 2010-05-28.
Biographical Dictionary of the United States Congress, 1774-present website, http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=W000450, accessed 2010-05-28.