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House for an Unknown Client, Probably Hartford
Architect:Designed by William T. Marchant , American, 1880 - 1948
Architectural Drawings, pencil, and yellow ink on tracing paper
Primary Dimensions: 16 1/4 x 11in. (41.3 x 27.9cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Colonel and Mrs. Richard L. Shaw
Description: Plans for a two and one-half story house in the "farm house" style, featuring a gambrel roof with overhanging eaves, and covered front porch, rear porch, and second floor balcony. Windows featured on the house are primarily louvered double-hung sash windows in either the eight-over-eight, eight-over-one, six-over-one, or four-over-one configuration. Fourteen drawings are included in the set, including: front elevation, two side elevations, and the second floor plan. The second floor plan includes: four chambers, a bath, hall, and balcony.
Subject Note: Eight drawings were not scanned, these drawings show draft floor plans with differences in room layout, size, and staircase configurations. Whilst drawings for Job #81 (1999.100.332.1-.7), Job #82 (1999.100.331.1-.2), and Job #83 (1999.100.313.1-.14) suggest individual houses, they share a common style with subtle differences in the roof plans, and near identical floor plans. If built, these house likely reside in the same neighborhood.
Inscription: All drawings have accession numbers handwritten in pencil on verso, lower right. All drawings have architectural dimensions and notes in pencil or yellow ink. Drawings 1999.100.313.1, 1999.100.313.2, 1999.100.313.13 and 1999.100.313.14 have individual titles in pencil in lower center on recto (drawing 1999.100.313.1 reads "SIDE ELEVATION"). Drawings 1999.100.313.3-.8, and 1999.100.313.10-.12 have individually lettered labels in pencil on recto (drawing 1999.100.313.3 reads "A-1").
Object Number: 1999.100.313.1-.14
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