Joseph Lovering House, Jamaica Plains

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1805-1815

GUSN

GUSN-267926

Description

Framed drawing; ink, graphite and watercolor on paper affixed to wooden stretcher. Drawing depicts a three-story brick house with three chimneys and palladian window over off-center doorway. Home of Joseph Lovering (1758-1848), the youngest participant in the Boston Tea Party. Wood, gilt, and gesso frame with painted and gilded glass made by John Doggett.

Details

Descriptive Terms

architectural drawings (visual works)
ink
graphite (mineral)
watercolor (paint)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
gilding
gesso
Drawing, Architectural

Inscription

"Joseph Lovering/ Home Place/ Jamaica Plains" (chaulk)
"JOHN DOGGETT/ GILDER/ Looking-glass and Picture Framer, / Roxbury Street" (paper label)
"B.H. Hill" or "B.H. Hall" (faded red ink)

Maker

Doggett, John (American mirror manufacturer, active 1809) (Framer)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA

Object Type

Documentary Artifact

Dimensions

15 1/8 x 21 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

2003.34

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Jamaica Plain (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]