Watercolor

Sheldon House, Deerfield, Massachusetts

Mid to late 19th century / Foster, Sarah Haven (1827-1900)

VP160_MrSheldonsHouse_IndianHouse_Deerfield_Massachusetts_6in.jpg

A watercolor painting of the Ensign John Sheldon House, also known as the "Indian House." The house survived an attack during the French and Indian War in 1704, but was demolished in 1848. Inscription reads, "Mr. Sheldon's house (Indian house) Deerfield, Mass. (See Miss Wilkins in Harper July '93)."

~ Foster, Sarah Haven (1827-1900), “Sheldon House, Deerfield, Massachusetts,” Portsmouth Public Library's Online Archives, accessed May 31, 2020, http://portsmouthexhibits.org/items/show/717.

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Title

Sheldon House, Deerfield, Massachusetts

Subject

Deerfield (Mass.)
Historic buildings
Watercolors (paintings)

Description

A watercolor painting of the Ensign John Sheldon House, also known as the "Indian House." The house survived an attack during the French and Indian War in 1704, but was demolished in 1848. Inscription reads, "Mr. Sheldon's house (Indian house) Deerfield, Mass. (See Miss Wilkins in Harper July '93)."

Creator

Foster, Sarah Haven (1827-1900)

Source

Sarah Haven Foster Views of Portsmouth

Publisher

Portsmouth Public Library, Special Collections

Date

Mid to late 19th century

Format

Jpg derived from Tif

Language

eng

Type

StillImage

Identifier

PPL-AA1989.60.159

Watercolor Item Type Metadata

Provenance

Gift of Mary A. Foster, 1901