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Image of 2017.66.1.A - Photograph

2017.66.1.A - Photograph

In 1938 construction of a bridge in Peabody where Andover Street (Route 114) goes under state highway Route 128. The original design was a "2-span continuous rolled steel stringer, Art Deco detail, early Rt. 128 bridge" according to the MassDot website. It is unclear who the contractor was or where the funding came from. The photo here shows the early construction of the bridge. The back of the photo reads: Andover St. Peabody Aug. 19, 1938 Shovel in bridge cut -- showing type of material encountered. There is a stamp on the back of a 12 and also typed on the back are two sets of numbers. They are FA 272C and C-27-10.

2017.66.1.B - Photograph

In 1938 construction of a bridge in Peabody where Andover Street (Route 114) goes under state highway Route 128. The original design was a "2-span continuous rolled steel stringer, Art Deco detail, early Rt. 128 bridge" according to the MassDot website. It is unclear who the contractor was or where the funding came from. This is a negative of that shows the early construction of the bridge.

Image of 2017.67.1 - Carte-de-visite

2017.67.1 - Carte-de-visite

A carte-de-visite of George Peabody. The photo was most likely taken in the late 1850s or early 1860s.

Image of 2017.68.1 - Carte-de-visite

2017.68.1 - Carte-de-visite

A carte-de-visite of George Peabody. The photo was published by E. & H. T. Anthony & Company of New York. It is unknown who the original photographer or studio was. The photo was most likely pubished between 1862 to 1869.

Image of 2017.69.1 - Carte-de-visite

2017.69.1 - Carte-de-visite

A carte-de-visite of George Peabody taken sometime between 1857-1869.

Image of 2017.71.2 - Photograph

2017.71.2 - Photograph

A photo of the Reverend Lewis Malvern taken by Bailey Portraits of Main & School Streets in Concord, New Hampshire at an unknown date. Lewis is the son of Thomas (1795- 23, December 1870) and Elizabeth (Lewis) Malvern (1807-2, August 1877). Lewis's father was born in Newent, Gloucestershire, England and was baptized on 12, April 1795 and Lewis's mother was born in Droitwich, Worcestershire. Lewis was born on 9, June 1846 in Cheltenham, England. Lewis has three brothers: Charles Malvren (1835-1915); John Malvern (1837-1918); and Thomas (1842- ). Lewis went to school in Cheltenham with the Rev. H.H. Hayman, D.D., as the headmaster and at New Hampton. He was converted in 1867, and was lice

Image of 2017.72.1.A - Negative

2017.72.1.A - Negative

A photo negative dated 28, March 1938. The photo is of a quarry in Peabody.

Image of 2017.72.1.B - Negative

2017.72.1.B - Negative

A photo negative dated 28, March 1938. The photo is of a quarry in Peabody.

Image of 2017.72.1.C - Negative

2017.72.1.C - Negative

A photo negative dated 28, March 1938. The photo is of a quarry in Peabody.

Image of 2017.72.1.D - Negative

2017.72.1.D - Negative

A photo negative dated 28, March 1938. The photo is of a quarry in Peabody.

Image of 2017.72.1.E - Negative

2017.72.1.E - Negative

A photo negative dated 28, March 1938. The photo is of a quarry in Peabody.

Image of 2017.72.1.F - Negative

2017.72.1.F - Negative

A photo negative dated 28, March 1938. The photo is of a quarry in Peabody.

Image of 2017.72.1.G - Negative

2017.72.1.G - Negative

A photo negative dated 28, March 1938. The photo is of a quarry in Peabody.

Image of 2017.72.1.H - Negative

2017.72.1.H - Negative

A photo negative dated 28, March 1938. The photo is of a quarry in Peabody.

Image of 2017.72.1.I - Negative

2017.72.1.I - Negative

A photo negative dated 28, March 1938. The photo is of a quarry in Peabody.

Image of 2017.73.1 - Carte-de-visite

2017.73.1 - Carte-de-visite

Carte-de-visite photograph of George Peabody (1795-1869). This is a 3/4 length portrait of Peabody in formal attire, standing with his left elbow resting on a partially visible podium, desk or lectern. He holds his gloves in his hand, and looks off towards the left-hand side of the image. His right arm hangs at his side. No photographer's information.

Image of 2017.76.1 - Photograph

2017.76.1 - Photograph

A photo from 1953 that was taken by United Press Telephoto. The plant was the American Polymer Corporation on Foster Street. The back of the photo reads: BHP1069 - 4/30 - Peabody, Mass. - Aerial view of the war chemical plant in Peabody that was demolishe when a terrific explosion leveled the plant today, 4/30 (1953), killing at leat one worker, injuring 24 others, seven critically. United Press Telephoto. There is a stamp that reads May 11, 1953 on the back as well.

Image of 2017.9.1 - Postcard

2017.9.1 - Postcard

A postcard of Ship Rock from 1905. The card was printed by The Rotograph Co., which was located at 684 Broadway in New York. According to the website North Shore Glacial Features (accessed 9, May 2017): It is the second largest glacial erratic in Essex County. Glacial erratics are boulders plucked out by a glacier from mountains or hills. When the glacier melts, the boulders drop in place. They can be distinguished by a large rock or boulder resting on a softer surface of an entirely new material. This particular glacial erratic weighs 2,200 tons and is made of hornblende granite. It was carried two-thirds of a mile from a valley to the northwest by a glacier (Lockwood).

Image of 2017.9.2 - Postcard

2017.9.2 - Postcard

A postcard of the Peabody Institute Library taken sometime between 1908-1928. The image was done by C.T. American Art of Chicago, IL. For details about the Library's history see this link below. https://www.sutori.com/story/timeline-of-the-peabody-institute-library-41a1

Image of 2017.9.4 - Postcard

2017.9.4 - Postcard

A postcard of the South Congregational Church, which is the oldest church in Peabody, the Civil War monument and part of Peabody Square. The postcard was part of a series of postcard that the Peabody Historical Society produced in the early part of the 20th Century.