25 Exeter St., Boston, Mass., hall
- 25 Exeter St., Boston, Mass., hall
This interior view shows the upper hall of the William Bliss House at 25 Exeter Street in Back Bay, Boston, Massachusetts. A chandelier hangs from the ornately decorated ceiling of the town house. Chairs, a sofa, and tables are arranged around the hall. A copy of Giambologna's scuplture, Mercurio, stands on a pedestal with claw-and-ball feet. Nathan Matthews helped to develop the Back Bay and built 25 Exeter Street in 1882-1884. William Bliss, president of the Boston and Albany Railroad, seems to have been the first resident. In the mid-1880s, his daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth and Hamilton Perkins, moved into the house.
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- Soule Photograph Co.
black-and-white prints (prints on paper)
- Historic New England
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PC002: Domestic interiors photographic collection
halls (interior spaces)
chandeliers (hanging lights)
sculpture (visual work)
chairs (furniture forms)
tables (support furniture)
Exeter Street (Back Bay, Boston, Mass.)
Bliss, William, 1834-1907
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonBack Bay
William Bliss House (Boston, Mass.)
- 1 photograph; 7 1/4" in. x 9 1/2" in. (H x W)
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