Family album, Fitchburg, Mass.

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1890

GUSN

GUSN-273032

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Description

This album includes images of houses, pets, haying, landscapes, a horse and buggy, and churches in Fitchburg, Mass. The locations pictured include the George Fay house (or Fay Club) on Main Street in Fitchburg (built in 1884 and designed by Richard M. Upjohn) and the Christ Church (built in 1867 by Richard Upjohn, Sr.). The images are undated and unidentified within the album. The album includes fourteen interior views of a Victorian mansion, showing details of carvings, woodwork, and interior decoration (see pages 12, 16, and 17 for wallpaper). There are also six photographs of the interior of a church showing the sanctuary and organ.

Details

Descriptive Terms

interior views
hay
barns
churches (buildings)
wallpapers
pets
architectural elements
buggies (carriages)
landscapes (environments)
photograph albums

Additional Identification Number

album number 225 a

Physical Description

1 photograph album; 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Date of Acquisition

2004

Reference Code

PC009.225A

Acquisition Type

Gift

Credit Line

Gift of Bettina A. Norton, October, 2004.

Places

Fitchburg (Worcester county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

photograph albums

Descriptive Terms

Fitchburg, Mass

Description Level

Item