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Title Compton Interior
CATALOG NUMBER 1988.1.1
Description Compton Interior: hallway, staircase and entrance and fireplace.

13067 HABS PA 51-Germ 188-1 HABS No. PA-1682-7

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Note: The chandelier in this picture is in the conference room at Gates.

Compton was a summer home of the Morris family, who have long been associated with the Philadelphia society. The building, designed by the well-known architect, Theophilus Parsons Chandler, Jr., is a late 19th century eclectic stone structure and is particularly noted for its elaborate interior.


Object Name Print, Photographic
PLACE IN THE GARDEN Compton
Date 1964
Photographer or Artist Massey, James C.
Studio HABS, Washington, D.C.
Year Range from 1960
Year Range to 1970
Number of images 2