Parlor

85.109(I).846 96 dpi wm.jpg

Title

Parlor

Description

Looking through the parlor doorway from what may be the front hall. Nineteenth century homes had a parlor located near the front door. It was a public room of the house for visiting with guests. Locating public rooms near the front door kept guests from walking through the family's private rooms.

Date

circa late 1800s

Rights

Midway Village Museum

Format

jpeg

Identifier

85.109(I).846

Original Format

Photo

Physical Dimensions

7" x 9"

Citation

“Parlor,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed July 25, 2021, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/3896.

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