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Interior of Meeting House, Hingham ("Old Ship Meeting House").

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Title:
Interior of Meeting House, Hingham ("Old Ship Meeting House").
Description:
An interior view of the Old Ship Meeting House in Hingham, Massachusetts, the only surviving 17th century meeting house in the United States. Pews fan outward from the pulpit, which has staircases on either side of it, a sounding-board above it, and two Palladian windows behind it. Pews occupy the galleries on both sides of the interior, and under the galleries there are box pews. The view is from one of the galleries.
Photographer:
Woodside, W. E.
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
PC001: General photographic collection
Subjects:
braces (supporting elements)
hip roofs
pulpits
galleries (upper level spaces)
meeting houses (religious buildings)
pews
box pews
American Colonial
interior views
Architectural photography
Places:
MassachusettsPlymouth (county)Hingham
Old Ship Meeting House (Hingham, Mass.)
Extent:
1 photograph
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Identifier:
194992
Call #:
PC001.02.01.USMA.1320.0150.004