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Manning House

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The architectural framework in this gallery has been assembled from the second-floor framing of a house built in Ipswich about 1692. According to land deeds, the first house on the property stood as early as 1672. William Stewart, a merchant, bought the house and converted it into a two-story,...

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Acquired by the MFA October 1925 as part of Manning House and Brown Pearl Hall purchase for $5,334.16.

Credit Line

John Lowell Gardner Fund

Structural Frame

17th century

Object Place

Ipswich, Massachusetts, United States

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Architectural elements