Window detail drawings and side elevation of Holbrook Hall, Newton, Mass., 1858

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1858

Location Note

Architectural Drawings / Transparencies: Architectural Drawings, Original Art, Plot Plans

GUSN

GUSN-221264

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Description

These architectural drawings show a side elevation and three detail drawings of windows of Holbrook House, the summer house of William Sumner Appleton and his family, in Newton, Massachusetts. His son, William Sumner Appleton, was the co-founder of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, now Historic New England. Peabody & Stearns designed the house in the Stick style.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Stick Style
summer houses (seasonal dwellings)
dwellings
windows
black (color)
ink
watercolor (paint)
cloth
detail drawings (drawings)
exterior elevations
architectural drawings (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000210
AccessID 343
Other identifier HNEDID-000210

Physical Description

3 detail drawings and 1 exterior elevation on 1 sheet : black ink and watercolor on verso on starch-coated fabric ; 29 x 36 inches

Collection Code

AR001

Collection Name

General architectural and cartographic collection

Reference Code

AR001.USMA.0800.001.001

Acquisition Type

Gift

Places

Newton Center (Newton, Middlesex county, Massachusetts) [part of inhabited place]

Record Details

Originator

Peabody & Stearns (Boston, Mass.) (architect)

Material Type

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

Other People

Appleton, William S. (William Sumner), 1840-1903

Accruals Note

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

Variant Title

William Sumner Appleton House, Holbrook Hall, Newton, Massachusetts, 1875 (demolished)

Description Level

Component

Location Note

Architectural Drawings / Transparencies: Architectural Drawings, Original Art, Plot Plans