Photograph of the Gold Appleton Plunkett House

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-40969

Description

View of a large Federal style house with tree lined lawn behind white picket fence in foreground. Plain oak frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

photographs
prints (visual works)
albumen (egg white)
Federal
houses
poetry
Albumen
House
Poetry
Federal
Print, Photographic

Inscription

"Pittsfield, Mass., November, 1845" (Cursive script, black ink)
"Somewhat back from the village street/ stands the old-fashioned country seat./ Across its antique portico/ Tall poplar trees their shadows throw./ And from its station in the hall/ An ancient time-piece says to all.--- ažForever--never! Never--forever!" (Gothic style lettering, black ink)
"Henry W. Longfellow" (Black ink)
"J. EASTMAN CHASE/ PAINTINGS/ ETCHINGS AND / FRAMES NO./ 7 HAMILTON/ PLACE/ BOSTON" (printed)

Additional Identification Number

A1043

Maker

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 (Author)
Chase, J. Eastman (Framer)

Location of Origin

Pittsfield, MA, USA; Boston, MA, USA, Suffolk

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

21 3/4 x 27 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Greely S. Curtis Sr.

Accession Number

1921.5

Places

Massachusetts (United States)