Appleton family standing in front of the Everett-Appleton House

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  • Photography





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Exterior view of the Everett-Appleton House, Pleasant Street, from across the yard. Six men and women are standing near the front fence. Standing behind the fence is (probably) Francis Parker Appleton. Standing in front of the fence, from left to right, are: Nathaniel Walker Appleton(?); an unidentified man ("F.P.A."); William C. Appleton, Jr.; Alice Leslie Appleton; and Mr. William C. Appleton, Sr.


Descriptive Terms

exterior views
albumen prints


OVP0181: Recto of mount: Mr. F.P.A. [from left to right:] N.W.A. F.P.A. W.C.A. 2d Alice Leslie A. Wm C. A. Sr. [printed with photographer's name and address:] A. H. Folsom, photographer Office, 34 Bromfield St , Boston; Verso of mount: Appleton House, Pleasant Street, Dorchester, Mass. Early spring of 1872 Built by Moses Everett 1779 [in a different hand, in ink:] Gift of Mr. Wm. C. Appleton of Cohasset 11 Feb. 1926 [page glued to verso of mount containing a handwritten description of the house]. OVP0182: Recto of mount: [printed with photographer's name and address:] A. H. Folsom, photographer Office, 34 Bromfield St , Boston; Verso of mount: Mr. John A. Knowles, Cohasset, Mass. [in a different hand:] A loan to S.P.N.E.A. + may be called for by Mr. John A. Knowles (see correspondence under Appleton/Everett hse. Dorchester) [in a different hand:] Pleasant Street

Additional Identification Number

OVP Photo Database Number 186
OVP Number OVP0181 ; OVP0182

Physical Description

2 photographic prints

Collection Code


Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

11 February 1926 (copy one)

Reference Code


Image Dimensions

10.625 x 13.125 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Copy one (OVP0181): Gift of Mr. William C. Appleton. Copy two (OVP0182): On loan from Mr. John A. Knowles.


Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details


Folsom, A. H. (Augustine H.), 1800-1910 (Photographer)

Material Type

albumen prints

Other People

Appleton, Alice Leslie
Appleton, Francis Parker, 1822-1903
Appleton, William C.
Appleton, William C., Jr.


Dorchester (Mass.)
Pleasant Street (Dorchester, Mass.)
Architectural photography


Copy one (OVP0181): Sheet of paper glued to verso of mount. Copy two (OVP0182): Mount torn, with bottom left corner missing; bottom right side of recto of mount stained; staining from pressure-sensitive tape on bottom edge of verso of mount.

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