Gibson House Museum, Boston Photos

The Gibson House Museum (137 Beacon St. in Back Bay) is a house museum furnished with objects covering three generations of the Gibson family. The building, designed in 1859 by Edward Clark Cabot is on the National Register.

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Gibson House Museum covers three generations of the Gibson family. Boston, MA.Entrance hall staircase at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Classical style nude statue in entrance hall at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Japanese leather wallpaper, guilt on layers of paper embossed to imitate Spanish leather, at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.
Gibson House Museum (1859) (137 Beacon St. in Back Bay) covers three generations of the Gibson family. Boston, MA. Architect: Edward Clark Cabot. On National Register.Entrance hall staircase at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Classical style nude statue in entrance hall at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Japanese leather wallpaper, guilt on layers of paper embossed to imitate Spanish leather, at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.
Hall display cabinet at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Hall sideboard with Gutenberg clock at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Tall case clock by Aaron Willard of Boston at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Hallway with gas lamp leads to dining room, only room on ground floor, at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.
Hall display cabinet at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Hall sideboard with Gutenberg clock at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Tall case clock by Aaron Willard of Boston at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Hallway with gas lamp leads to dining room, only room on ground floor, at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.
Mantle clock with figures at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Portrait of George Washington with horse by Jane Stuart after her father's version at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Dining room with fireplace at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Dining room with sideboard at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.
Mantle clock with figures at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Portrait of George Washington with horse by Jane Stuart after her father's version at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Dining room with fireplace at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Dining room with sideboard at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.
Dining room place setting with hand-painted plate at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Dining room place setting with hand-painted plate at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Dining room place setting with hand-painted plate at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Sideboard in dining room at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.
Dining room place setting with hand-painted plate (1889) at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Dining room place setting with hand-painted plate (1889) at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Dining room place setting with hand-painted plate (1889) at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Sideboard in dining room at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.
Mantle clock with angel at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Dining room china & silver at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Pantry at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Shaft & window to let central heat & light between floors at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.
Mantle clock with angel at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Dining room china & silver at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Pantry at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Shaft & window to let central heat & light between floors at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.
Parlor at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Desktop with mementos of Charles Gibson at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Parlor fireplace with portraits of Charles Gibson at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Tortoise shell inlay mantle clock by Churet of Paris at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.
Parlor at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Desktop with mementos of Charles Gibson at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Parlor fireplace with portraits of Charles Gibson at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Tortoise shell inlay mantle clock by Churet of Paris at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.
Firescreen embroidered with American eagle at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Antique floor-standing stereoscopic projector at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Second-floor music room redecorated in 1890 at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.French mantle clock & matching urns in music room at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.
Firescreen embroidered with American eagle at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Antique floor-standing stereoscopic projector at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Second-floor music room redecorated in 1890 at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.French mantle clock & matching urns in music room at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.
Caned side chair in music room at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Painting over display cabinet in music room at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Display cabinet in music room at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Side table with glass & painting in music room at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.
Caned side chair in music room at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Painting over display cabinet in music room at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Display cabinet in music room at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Side table with glass & painting in music room at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.
Tea set in music room at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Pet pagoda cat bed in music room at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Lithophane lamp in music room at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Lithophane lamp details of images created by varying thickness of glass at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.
Tea set in music room at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Pet pagoda cat bed in music room at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Lithophane lamp in music room at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Lithophane lamp details of images created by varying thickness of glass at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.
Wind-up phonograph cabinet in music room at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Charlie Gibson study desk at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Global model & tobacco knife at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Third-floor office at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.
Wind-up phonograph cabinet in music room at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Charlie Gibson study desk at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Global model & tobacco knife at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Third-floor office at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.
Third-floor office fireplace at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Embroidered fire screen at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Third-floor bedroom with simulated bamboo furniture at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Simulated bamboo nightstand carved from bird's-eye maple at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.
Third-floor office fireplace at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Embroidered fire screen at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Third-floor bedroom with simulated bamboo furniture at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Simulated bamboo nightstand carved from bird's-eye maple at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.
Davenport desk carved from bird's-eye maple to look like bamboo at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Chest of drawers carved from bird's-eye maple to look like bamboo at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Narrow chest of drawers at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Side chair made to look like bamboo at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.
Davenport desk carved from bird's-eye maple to look like bamboo at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Chest of drawers carved from bird's-eye maple to look like bamboo at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Narrow chest of drawers at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Side chair made to look like bamboo at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.
Bathroom at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Coal kitchen range by Smith & Anthony Stove Co. of Boston at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Baby's wheeled high chair which converts to rocker at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Pantry with numerous kitchen devices at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.
Bathroom at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Coal kitchen range by Smith & Anthony Stove Co. of Boston at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Baby's wheeled high chair which converts to rocker at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Pantry with numerous kitchen devices at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.
Laundry room at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Rug beaters at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Ice cream maker & knife polisher by Kent of High Holborn, England at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.
Laundry room at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Rug beaters at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.Ice cream maker & knife polisher by Kent of High Holborn, England at Gibson House Museum. Boston, MA.

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