Wentworth House Interiors

  • Address: The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 711
  • Type: Architectural Remnant
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Object

Wentworth House is a period room at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The reconstructed interior features wood paneling, a fire place and stairs from the John Wentworth's "Great House" originally built in Portsmouth New Hampshire, 1695-1700. - AsNotedIn



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1695/00/00 Lt Gov John Wentworth Home John Wentworth's "Great House" (lost) is built in Portsmouth.
1696/07/24 Benning Wentworth Born Benning Wentworth is born (probably) at his father's "Great House" (demolished, site is the parking lot of Strawbery Banke Museum off Court St).
1926/00/00 John Wentworth's "Great House" is demolished. Interiors are rebuilt at the Metropolitan Museum.

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Particulars for Wentworth House Interiors:
Disposition Architectural Remnant
Area of Design Decorative Arts
Sight Category Object

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