Langdon Mansion Victorian Days
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Langdon House fireplace/ Strawbery Banke on SeacoastNH.com
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HISTORIC PORTSMOUTH #130

Today the 1784 Gov. John Langdon mansion is restored to its original glory. But, for a while, the interior decorating evolved with the times. The house once sported this stylish gas chandelier and a massive Chickering grand piano, both manufactured after the Civil War.

 

 

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Victorian photo of Gov Langdon Mansion in Portsmouth, NH (c) Strawbery Banke Museum on SeacoastNH.com

From HISTORIC PORTSMOUTH
Early Photographs from the Collections of Strawbery Banke
by James L. Garvin & Susan Grigg, Peter Randall Publisher
(c) Strawbery Banke Museum . All rights reserved

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Chickering piano in Gov. Langdon house/ Strawbery Banke photo

Details of wall and woodworking Gov Langdon 1784 mansion/ Strawbery Banke photo on SeacoastNH.com

Detail gas chandelier, Portsmouth, NH/ Strawbery Banke Archive on SeacoastNH.com