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The old Marsh house in Bath.

Image ID: 418465

The old Marsh house in Bath.

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Image Title

:  The old Marsh house in Bath.

Item Physical Description

: 16 x 11.5 cm.


: [Handwritten on verso] This house, in Bath, the oldest town in N.C., was built by a Frenchman, Monsieur Coutanche, and has ever since been occupied. Its chimney, said to be the largest in the country, is 7 ft. wide and 4 ft. deep, with stairways leading up into it. It was bought by a man named Mrsh in 1776, and is hence commonly called the Marsh house.


: "The Pageant of America" Collection / v.13 - The American spirit in architecture / (unpublished photographs) / Residences, southern colonial.

Source Description

: Approx. 8,000 photographs


: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Photography Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs

Digital ID

: 418465

Record ID

: 204770

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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