Doorway from Sparhawk Hall (Sparhawk House)

about 1742


Object Place: Kittery Point, Maine

Dimensions

Overall: 396.3 x 213.4 cm (13 x 7 ft.)

Accession Number

2010.212

Medium or Technique

Painted wood, glass

On View

Central Pavilion Link into Boston, 1790-1830 (121.1)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Architectural elements

Provenance

About 1742, Sparhawk Hall, Kittery, Maine (original commission) [see note 1]; 1966, removed from Sparhawk Hall and given to Strawbery Banke Museum, Portsmouth, NH; 2010, gift of Strawbery Banke to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 17, 2010)

NOTES:
[1] This doorway was part of Sparhawk Hall (or Sparhawk House), the mansion built by Sir William Pepperrell for his daughter and her husband, Nathaniel Sparhawk (b. 1715 - d. 1776) at the time of their marriage in 1742.

Credit Line

Gift of Strawbery Banke Museum