A classic and chilling view of the doorway of a historic home in the South End after a fresh batch of snow.
Charles Warren Brewster’s portrait hangs above a dresser in the Wentworth Gardner House that overlooks the back channel in Portsmouth’s South End. I love all of the rich details in the various elements in this shot – the colors and the texture of the wooden bureau, the finely aged book cover and its shadow, the knitted piece, and the fine detail of the wallpaper.
On top of the dresser is the book that C.W. Brewster wrote entitled “Rambles About Portsmouth”…I’ve just learned of the book today for the first time, but I’m looking forward to getting my hands on a copy and reading up…sounds like it’s rich with “historic sketches”.
Stay tuned for a more detailed post on the Wentworth Gardner House later this week and more shots from my visit.