From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
Name/TitleUntitled, (Country dwelling, fireplace and furniture).
About this objectThe Moulton-Erickson Photo Company was a 19th century photography company. Frank Cousins was the photographer and publisher connected to the, “Photographs of Salem Mass., and Vicinity” series of photos. Depicted in the image is a Salem, Mass., inner dwelling of country home. The photo shows a cozy fireplace and sitting room furniture.
Place MadeSalem, Massachusetts
MakerMoulton-Erickson Photo Co.
Date Madec.a. 1870
Medium and MaterialsAlbumen Print
Inscription and Marksrecto: [ink print] THE MOULTON PHOTO Co., SALEM, MASS. verso: [ink print] *NEW SERIES* verso: [ink print] *Photographs*of*Salem*Mass.,*and*Vicinity* verso: [ink print] PUBLISHED BY *FRANK COUSINS’ BEE-HIVE* verso: [ink print] 170, 172, 174, ESSEX STREET, – SALEM MASS.verso: [ink print] The rest of the print is a numbered list of the 67 pictures taken for the Salem, Mass., and Vicinity photos. verso: [pencil] Hawthorn sitting room, The wayside, Lexington Concord verso: [pencil] #62 (last number broken off).verso: [pencil] 77:074:4
Measurementsimage: 15.7 cm x 21.5 cm
overall: 17.5 cm x 22.7 cm
Subject and Association Keywords19th Century Photography
Subject and Association Keywords1800s
Subject and Association KeywordsMoulton-Erickson Photo Co.
Subject and Association KeywordsInterior of a Salem, Mass. House
Subject and Association KeywordsAlbumen
Credit Linegift of David Freund