"Edgewater" of Phillips Beach, Phillips residence, Swampscott, Mass., undated

Collection Type

  • Photography

Location Note

OVP 78

GUSN

GUSN-221489

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Description

Exterior view of the house and grounds of Edgewater, Swampscott, Massachusetts, showing an open carriage with a four horse team and people sitting inside. There are two grooms, women and a gardener standing by.

Details

Descriptive Terms

exterior views
dwellings
houses
beaches
photographs
photographic prints
albumen prints

Inscription

Elmer Chickering
The Loading Photographer,
21 West Street, - Boston
Proprietor of
The Royal (stamped)
“Edgewater” built by John Shepard on property purchased from the Phillips Family in 1887 and purchased by Andrew W. Preston in 1911, Swampscott, Masachusetts
Phillips Beach see “The Era of Summer Estates” p. 34
Gift of Samuel M. Robbins, Newton, Mass. 1981
Purchased W. Meton, NH from lot found in home at York, Maine. See correspondence file (“Robbins”) (handwritten)

Additional Identification Number

Oversize photograph number OVP0235

Physical Description

1 photographic print : albumen, 16 1/2 x 13 inches

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.01.TMP.235

Image Dimensions

13 x 16 1/2 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Swampscott (Essex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Chickering, Elmer (Photographer)

Material Type

photographs
photographic prints
albumen prints

Description Level

Item

Location Note

OVP 78