Photograph

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1884

GUSN

GUSN-29500

Description

Photograph of the front of the Oliver Wendell Holmes house; three-story wood structure with projecting front entrance, gables, wood rail fence and tree-lined street.

Details

Descriptive Terms

photographs
albumen (egg white)
houses
medicine
poetry
Poetry
Albumen
Literature
Medicine
House
Print, Photographic

Inscription

Carved: ""[recto]---1707--YE--OLD--HOLMES-/ HOUSE--1884"" Handwritten on verso: ""1922.385/ Given 24 May 1922/ by Mrs. George Edward Saunders/ 3 Concord Ave. Cambridge, Mass./ The frame comes from one of the old oak beams of the Oliver Wendell Holmes/ house, Cambridge, Mass.""

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

10 x 13 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1922.385

Places

Massachusetts (United States)