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A Colonial three decker

Item Information

Title:
A Colonial three decker
Description:
This view shows the front façade of the Federal-style triple-decker John Peirce House on Court Street in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Built in 1799, the house is painted yellow and has a rectangular door surround and entry porch. Pilasters extend from the first to the upper floors. Swags in panels are inset between the central windows of the second and third stories. The roof has a cornice-line balustrade and a flat cupola.
Photographer:
Nutting, Wallace, 1861-1941
Date:
1910–1919
Format:
Photographs
Prints
Genre:
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
platinum prints
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
PC039: Wallace Nutting photographic collection, 1910s-1930s
Subjects:
balustrades
cupolas
façades
pilasters
three-deckers (dwellings)
Adam Style
hand coloring
exterior views
houses
dwellings
Court Street (Portsmouth, N.H.)
Peirce, John
Places:
New HampshireRockingham (county)Portsmouth
Extent:
1 photographic print : platinum, black-and-white, hand-tinted ; 7 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Identifier:
195378
Call #:
PC039.USNH.04.008