Stephen H. Phillips

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1896-1897

GUSN

GUSN-221705

Description

Black and white photograph of Stephen H. Phillips. He is shown sitting in his library in front of the fireplace, reading a large book. He is in his sixties or seventies. The room contains a large oriental rug, a desk, three chairs, and a cabinet holding a large collection of books. Simple black wood frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

photographic prints
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Print, Photographic

Inscription

"from William H. Gardener / Artistic Picture Framing / 163 Essex Street, Salem, Mass." (printed)
"Stephen Phillips / taken in his Library / winter of 1896-7 / Stephen H. father of Stephen W." (handwritten)
"Library / Right breast of / fireplace - / Left column / Number one from / bottom - / Bottom (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P344

Maker

Gardner, William H. (Framer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

10 11/16 x 12 10/16 x 10/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.767