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Album 46-A: Photographs by William Sumner Appleton

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Title:
Album 46-A: Photographs by William Sumner Appleton
Description:
Album 46-A is one of two albums of mainly 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 prints taken by William Sumner Appleton, founder of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities (now Historic New England). This album bears the penciled inscription: "volume 3, end 1907; winter 07-08, spring 1908" and includes approximately one hundred views of landscapes, streets and early houses. The geographic scope includes Boston, Cambridge, Chelsea, and Salem in Massachusetts, Dover, Durham, and Portsmouth in New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. Topics include historic buildings and houses, such as the Custom House in Salem and Wadsworth House in Cambridge, as well as the Chelsea Fire of 1908-9, dogs; and soldiers.
Photographer:
Appleton, William Sumner, 1874-1947
Date:
1907–1911
Format:
Albums/Scrapbooks
Photographs
Genre:
photograph albums
black-and-white prints (photographs)
albumen prints
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
PC009: Photograph albums collection
Subjects:
historic houses
historic buildings
landscapes (environments)
garrison houses
bunkers
colleges (institutions)
Chelsea
Chelsea Fire (Apr. 12, 1908)
Appleton, William Sumner, 1874-1947
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Cambridge
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Chelsea
MassachusettsEssex (county)Salem
New HampshireStrafford (county)Dover
New HampshireStrafford (county)Durham
New HampshireRockingham (county)Portsmouth
MassachusettsEssex (county)Newbury
Custom House
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.)
Swett-Ilsley House (Newbury, Mass.)
Vassall-Craigie-Longfellow House
Extent:
1 photograph album; 10 1/6 x 13 inches
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Identifier:
193744
Call #:
PC009.046A