Jeremiah Lee Mansion, Marblehead, MA Photos

The Jeremiah Lee Mansion (1768) (161 Washington St.) is a Georgian house museum noted for its collection of early American furniture and original 18th-century English hand-painted wallpaper. Built by Colonel Jeremiah Lee, a wealthy merchant and ship owner, the house was one of the largest and most opulent of the late-colonial period in America. It is on the National Register and run by the Marblehead Museum & Historical Society.

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Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Georgian facade of Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Georgian details of Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Boxwood garden of Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Jeremiah Lee Mansion (1768) (161 Washington St.). Marblehead, MA. Style: Georgian. On National Register.Georgian facade of Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Georgian details of Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Boxwood garden of Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Entry hall & stairway at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Spiral newel post at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Newell post cap at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Banister at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Entry hall & stairway at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Spiral newel post at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Newell post cap at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Banister at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Original wallpaper along staircase at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Parlor fireplace at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Cast-iron fireplace back with stag in parlor at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Table & chairs in parlor at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Original wallpaper along staircase at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Parlor fireplace at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Cast-iron fireplace back with stag in parlor at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Table & chairs in parlor at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Table & chairs in parlor at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Parlor door with original early American hinges at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Drawing room fireplace at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Drawing room fireplace overmantle carving at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Table & chairs in parlor at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Parlor door with original early American hinges at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Drawing room fireplace at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Drawing room fireplace overmantle carving at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Side-table with candle shades & punch bowl in drawing room at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Sconce in drawing room at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Banjo clock by Willard in drawing room at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Office at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Side-table with candle shades & punch bowl in drawing room at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Sconce in drawing room at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Banjo clock by Willard in drawing room at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Office at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Ship paintings, portraits & sidechairs in office at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Sidechair in office at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Stenciled liquor chest at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Collection of porcelain at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Ship paintings, portraits & sidechairs in office at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Sidechair in office at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Stenciled liquor chest at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Collection of porcelain at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Commemorative schooner plate & pitcher at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Portrait of Elbridge Gerry, drop-front desk, & Windsor chair at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Portrait of Mass. Governor & Ù.S. Vice President Elbridge Gerry by William Goodwin at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Cubbyholes & drawers on drop-front desk at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Commemorative schooner plate & pitcher at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Portrait of Elbridge Gerry, drop-front desk, & Windsor chair at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Portrait of Mass. Governor & Ù.S. Vice President Elbridge Gerry (1744-1814) by William Goodwin at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Cubbyholes & drawers on drop-front desk at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Punchbowl painted with Masonic symbols at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Hand-painted English mural wallpaper line upstairs hall at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Oriental import porcelain punchbowl in upstairs hall at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Hand-painted English mural wallpaper with desk in upstairs hall at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Punchbowl painted with Masonic symbols at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Hand-painted English mural wallpaper (18th C) line upstairs hall at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Oriental import porcelain punchbowl in upstairs hall at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Hand-painted English mural wallpaper (18th C) with desk in upstairs hall at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Details of hand-painted English mural wallpaper line upstairs hall at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Bedroom with canopied bed at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Details of hand-painted English mural wallpaper & chest of drawers with bombé profile at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Chaise longue, high chest & table & chairs in bedroom at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Details of hand-painted English mural wallpaper (18th C) line upstairs hall at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Bedroom with canopied bed at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Details of hand-painted English mural wallpaper (18th C) & chest of drawers with bombé profile at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Chaise longue, high chest & table & chairs in bedroom at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
High chest of drawers & drop-leaf table in bedroom at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Candle stand & bed warmer in bedroom at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Drop-front desk at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Chest of drawers with slide-open console at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
High chest of drawers & drop-leaf table in bedroom at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Candle stand & bed warmer in bedroom at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Drop-front desk at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Chest of drawers with slide-open console at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Upstairs sitting room fireplace & chairs at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Center table with chess set in upstairs sitting room at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Detail of hand-painted English mural wallpaper with castle & sailing ship at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.High chest of drawers & four-poster bed at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Upstairs sitting room fireplace & chairs at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Center table with chess set in upstairs sitting room at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Detail of hand-painted English mural wallpaper (18th C) with castle & sailing ship at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.High chest of drawers & four-poster bed at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Finials atop high chest of drawers at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Wood panels over fireplace at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.European fireplace tiles at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Window divided between two rooms to preserve Georgian symmetry at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Finials atop high chest of drawers at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Wood panels over fireplace at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.European fireplace tiles at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Window divided between two rooms to preserve Georgian symmetry at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
High chest of drawers at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Hat box for tri-cornered hat at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Commemorative pitcher showing Apotheosis of George Washington at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Painting of Apotheosis of George Washington at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
High chest of drawers at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Hat box for tri-cornered hat at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Commemorative pitcher showing Apotheosis of George Washington at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Painting of Apotheosis of George Washington at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Small bedroom with four-poster & trundle beds at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Early American backrest for reading in bed at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Bow-front chest of drawers under portrait at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Sitting tin bathtub & painted summer fireplace closure at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Small bedroom with four-poster & trundle beds at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Early American backrest for reading in bed at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Bow-front chest of drawers under portrait at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Sitting tin bathtub & painted summer fireplace closure at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Washstand with oriental import pitcher & basin at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Etching of Autumn & Winter scenes by P. Barnaschina of Holborn, England at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Rocking chair & chest of drawers at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Kerosene luster lamp with cut glass shade with American shield at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Washstand with oriental import pitcher & basin at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Etching of Autumn & Winter scenes (1799) by P. Barnaschina of Holborn, England at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Rocking chair & chest of drawers at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Kerosene luster lamp with cut glass shade with American shield at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Banjo-style clock by Simon Willard & Sons of Boston at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Portrait of Miss Selman, daughter of Capt. John Selman at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Band box or hat boxes including one reading "Old Rough & Ready" at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA."Genl. Taylor - Old Rough & Ready" band box at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Banjo-style clock by Simon Willard & Sons of Boston at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Portrait of Miss Selman, daughter of Capt. John Selman at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Band box or hat boxes including one reading "Old Rough & Ready" at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA."Genl. Taylor - Old Rough & Ready" band box at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Leather fire buckets at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Stenciled & caned side chair at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Chinese-patterned pagoda wallpaper at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Wooden stand for cruet set at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Leather fire buckets at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Stenciled & caned side chair at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Chinese-patterned pagoda wallpaper at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Wooden stand for cruet set at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Leather fire bucket at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.American eagle shield from War of 1812 ship Ashley at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Portraits of little girls by William T. Bartoll at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Morning painting at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Leather fire bucket at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.American eagle shield from War of 1812 ship Ashley at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Portraits of little girls by William T. Bartoll at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Morning painting at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Mirror with painted glass at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Painted glass panel with woman & goat on looking glass at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Press at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Collection of early American bedroom furniture at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Mirror with painted glass at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Painted glass panel with woman & goat on looking glass at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Press at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Collection of early American bedroom furniture at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Early Massachusetts chest of drawers at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Pewter plates on kitchen board at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Kitchen hearth at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Clockwork rotisserie device in kitchen hearth at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Early Massachusetts chest of drawers at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Pewter plates on kitchen board at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Kitchen hearth at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Clockwork rotisserie device in kitchen hearth at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Windsor chair in kitchen at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Collection of ceramic plates & vessels at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Annular ware pitcher from England at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Willow Ware china at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Windsor chair in kitchen at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Collection of ceramic plates & vessels at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Annular ware pitcher (c1800) from England at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Willow Ware china at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Lafayette china patterns at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.China plate of La Grange castle of General Lafayette at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Collection of lamps & other objects at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.
Lafayette china patterns at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.China plate of La Grange castle of General Lafayette at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.Collection of lamps & other objects at Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Marblehead, MA.

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