Nelson W. Aldrich Residence, Warwick Neck, Rhode Island

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1930

GUSN

GUSN-273512

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Description

This album is bound in black leather and is embossed with gold lettering reading "N. W. Aldrich" on the binding. It includes thirty-two sepia tone prints, including twenty-three exterior views and nine interior views, and one floor plan. The exterior views show the field stone house and its grounds, including landscape elements such as stepped gardens, shrubs, and lawns, and decorative elements such as stone sculptures. The interior views highlight features such as marble floors, elaborate coffered ceilings, and a large display of lustreware and china.

Details

Descriptive Terms

interior views
exterior views
china cabinets
porcelain
floor plans
houses
photograph albums

Additional Identification Number

album number 228H

Physical Description

1 photograph album; 15 3/4 x 18 1/2 inches

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Date of Acquisition

2007

Reference Code

PC009.228H

Places

Warwick (Kent county, Rhode Island)

Record Details

Originator

Weber, Paul J. (Photographer)

Material Type

photograph albums

Other People

Aldrich, William T.
Aldrich, Nelson W. (Nelson Wilmarth), 1841-1915

Descriptive Terms

Aldrich, Nelson W.
Aldrich, William T.
Warwick, RI
chinaware

Description Level

Item

Historical/Biographical Note

Historical/Biographical Note

Nelson W. Adreich was a Rhode Island Senator. His house on Warwick Neck in Rhode Island was designed by his son, architect William T. Aldrich. The structure was sold out of the family and is now owned by a church; it is used for receptions and other events.