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House for Colonel James L. Howard, 1210 Prospect Avenue, Hartford
1925
Architect:Designed by Smith & Bassette , American, 1910 - 1940
Drawings: pencil and black ink on tracing paper, some with orange, red, and green shading. The elevations of the house are also drawn using colored pencils.
Primary Dimensions (height x width) 25 1/2 x 44 5/8in (64.8 x 113.3cm) and smaller.
Credit Line: Gift of Roy D. Bassette, Jr. and John H. Bassette
Description: Plans are for a two-story Tudor revival house with attic and basement. The house has quarter-round lunettes, half-timbering, stucco, three chimneys with chimney pots, French doors, and an arched door. The drawings include north, east, south, and west elevations, as well as floor plans for the first and second floors. Interior drawings of the home were drawn too. Included on the first floor are a garage, servants hall, kitchen, pantry, serving room, reception room, dining room, hall, coats closet, toilet, sunroom, terrace, porch, a fore court, and closet. The second floor has two maids rooms, two guest rooms, two owners rooms, a boys room, four bathrooms, and nine closets.
Subject Note: Set includes variations in floor plans. Floors have the same layout, but the names of the rooms change. (Golomb 5/31/2011)
Inscription: 1976.18.434.6-.14, .16, .17, .20-.23, .25-.29, and .35: On recto, "HOUSE FOR / COL. JAS L. HOWARD / PROSPECT AVE." Accession numbers are noted on verso of all drawings, lower right, in pencil.
Object Number: 1976.18.434.1-.35
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