Nichols House Museum, Boston Photos

The Nichols House Museum (1804) (55 Mount Vernon St. in Beacon Hill) was home (1885-1960) of author Rose Standish Nichols. The building is attributed to architect Charles Bulfinch and is on the National Register.

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Nichols House Museum was home of author Rose Standish Nichols. Boston, MA.Cast-iron range from Boston, MA in kitchen used as reception hall at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Spiral staircase at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Tall case clock with two side chairs with caned seats at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.
Nichols House Museum (1804) (55 Mount Vernon St. in Beacon Hill) was home (1885-1960) of author Rose Standish Nichols. Boston, MA. Architect: Attrib: Charles Bulfinch. On National Register.Cast-iron range (1885) from Boston, MA in kitchen used as reception hall at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Spiral staircase at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Tall case clock with two side chairs with caned seats at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.
Sheraton console table said to be from mansion of John Hancock, signer of Declaration of Independence, at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Library with English table & Jacobean-style chairs at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Portrait of Rose Standish Nichols by Polly Thayer at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.English Pleasure Gardens book by Rose Standish Nichols at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.
Sheraton console table said to be from mansion of John Hancock, signer of Declaration of Independence, at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Library with English table (17th C) & Jacobean-style chairs at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Portrait of Rose Standish Nichols (1872-1960) by Polly Thayer at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.English Pleasure Gardens book by Rose Standish Nichols at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.
Japanese portrait at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Jacobean-style chair with carving by Rose Standish Nichols at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Bookcase & cabinet at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Display cabinet with china over side table at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.
Japanese portrait at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Jacobean-style chair with carving by Rose Standish Nichols at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Bookcase & cabinet at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Display cabinet with china over side table at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.
Early carved document box on small table beside sheet music or similar stand at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Banjo clock in library at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Parlor at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Sculpted head with peacock feathers on parlor mantle at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.
Early carved document box on small table beside sheet music or similar stand at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Banjo (aka patent) clock in library at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Parlor at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Sculpted head with peacock feathers on parlor mantle at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.
Center table in parlor at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Desk in parlor at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Secretary flanked by Japanese jars owned by Dr. Nichols in parlor at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Wing chair beside parlor fireplace at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.
Center table in parlor at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Desk in parlor at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Secretary (1795-1815) flanked by Japanese jars owned by Dr. Nichols in parlor at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Wing chair beside parlor fireplace at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.
Belgian tapestry with allegorical unicorn & monsters in parlor at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Card table by John Seymour of Boston with punchbowl & Italian painting in parlor at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Portrait over bookshelves in parlor at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Reduced version of Diana of the Tower bronze sculpture on Madison Square Garden by Augustus Saint-Gaudens at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.
Belgian tapestry with allegorical unicorn & monsters in parlor at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Card table by John Seymour of Boston with punchbowl & Italian painting in parlor at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Portrait over bookshelves in parlor at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Reduced version of Diana of the Tower bronze sculpture on Madison Square Garden (1893) by Augustus Saint-Gaudens at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.
Bronze sculpted plaque of Robert Louis Stevenson by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, uncle of Rose Nichols, at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Detail of bronze sculpted plaque of Robert Louis Stevenson by Augustus Saint-Gaudens at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Second floor hallway with light for stairwell at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Dining room at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.
Bronze sculpted plaque of Robert Louis Stevenson (1888) by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, uncle of Rose Nichols, at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Detail of bronze sculpted plaque of Robert Louis Stevenson (1888) by Augustus Saint-Gaudens at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Second floor hallway with light for stairwell at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Dining room at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.
Dining room mantle with girandole, ginger jar & original Japanese leather wallpaper made of layers of embossed paper at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Side board with collection of pewter in dining room at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Portrait of Mr. Lee of Liverpool over American Empire maple sideboard in dining room at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Silver hot water kettle on sideboard in dining room at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.
Dining room mantle with girandole, ginger jar & original Japanese leather wallpaper (1885) made of layers of embossed paper at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Side board with collection of pewter in dining room at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Portrait of Mr. Lee of Liverpool (1890s or prior) over American Empire maple sideboard (1830s) in dining room at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Silver hot water kettle on sideboard in dining room at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.
Dining room cupboard with collection of china at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Dining room window cupboard with collection of early glass at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Glass decanters in dining room at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Jacobean chair in dining room at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.
Dining room cupboard with collection of china at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Dining room window cupboard with collection of early glass at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Glass decanters in dining room at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Jacobean chair (1640-70) in dining room at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.
Portrait of Thomas Johnston ancestor of Rose Nichols at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Pantry with dumbwaiter at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Pantry with soapstone sink at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.China service in pantry at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.
Portrait of Thomas Johnston (c1740) ancestor of Rose Nichols at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Pantry with dumbwaiter (1880s) at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Pantry with soapstone sink (1880s) at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.China service in pantry at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.
"Bonnet top" highboy from Boston at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Portrait of Mrs. Timothy Nichols III grandparent of Dr. Nichols at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Portrait of Mr. Timothy Nichols III grandparent of Dr. Nichols at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Tall clock by Elnathan Tabor of Roxbury, MA in dining room at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.
"Bonnet top" highboy (1760s) from Boston at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Portrait of Mrs. Timothy Nichols III (1835) grandparent of Dr. Nichols at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Portrait of Mr. Timothy Nichols III (1835) grandparent of Dr. Nichols at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Tall clock (1760s) by Elnathan Tabor of Roxbury, MA in dining room at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.
Face of tall clock by Elnathan Tabor of Roxbury, MA at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Third-floor rear bedroom with American four-poster bed & "Beau Brummell" box from London at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Banjo clock in rear bedroom at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Mirrors & washstand in rear bedroom at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.
Face of tall clock (1760s) by Elnathan Tabor of Roxbury, MA at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Third-floor rear bedroom with American four-poster bed (early 1800s) & "Beau Brummell" box (early 19th C) from London at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Banjo clock in rear bedroom at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Mirrors & washstand in rear bedroom at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.
Chest of drawers in rear bedroom at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Washstand with pitcher & basin in rear bedroom at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Hitchcock rocking chair with caned seat as stenciled by Rose Standish Nichols & flax wheel in rear bedroom at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Hitchcock side chair with caned seat as stenciled by Rose Standish Nichols in rear bedroom at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.
Chest of drawers in rear bedroom at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Washstand with pitcher & basin in rear bedroom at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Hitchcock rocking chair with caned seat as stenciled by Rose Standish Nichols & flax wheel in rear bedroom at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Hitchcock side chair with caned seat as stenciled by Rose Standish Nichols in rear bedroom at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.
Corner book shelves in hallway at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Third-floor front bedroom with Queen Anne bed hung with embroidery by Rose Standish Nichols at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Fireplace in front bedroom at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.English dower chest from Salisbury in front bedroom at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.
Corner book shelves in hallway at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Third-floor front bedroom with Queen Anne bed hung with embroidery by Rose Standish Nichols at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Fireplace in front bedroom at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.English dower chest (17th C) from Salisbury in front bedroom at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.
Dresser by Thomas Seymour of Boston & stenciled Hitchcock side chair in front bedroom at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.High chest & chaise lounge in front bedroom at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Vanity dresser in front bedroom at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Drop front desk in front bedroom at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.
Dresser by Thomas Seymour of Boston & stenciled Hitchcock side chair in front bedroom at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.High chest & chaise lounge in front bedroom at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Vanity dresser in front bedroom at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.Drop front desk in front bedroom at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.
Embroidery on bed hangings by Rose Standish Nichols in front bedroom at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.


Embroidery on bed hangings by Rose Standish Nichols in front bedroom at Nichols House Museum. Boston, MA.



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