Old Houses and Towns scrapbook

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Location Note

HGO-01-001-O-C-407

GUSN

GUSN-283292

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Description

This bound scrapbook entitled "Old Houses and Towns," created by Miss Annie H. Thwings, contains approximately 100 pages of photomechanicals, mainly of colonial houses and meetinghouses throughout New England. The collection includes images of vernacular houses, New England landscapes, aerial views of American cities and towns, a series of Boston street views set in 1833, as well as illustrations of landscapes and animals throughout the United States and Europe. The images are all well-captioned and many carry dates.

Details

Descriptive Terms

scrapbooks

Physical Description

Bound scrapbook; 10 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches

Collection Code

MS004

Collection Name

Scrapbooks collection

Date of Acquisition

29 April 1935

Reference Code

MS004.019

Acquisition Type

Gift

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Annie H. Thwing, 29 April 1935

Places

New England (United States) [general region]

Record Details

Originator

Thwing, Annie Haven, 1819-1856 (Assembler)

Material Type

scrapbooks

Description Level

Item

Location Note

HGO-01-001-O-C-407

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