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House for Donald Dunham, 105 Bloomfield Avenue, Hartford
about 1930
Architect:Designed by Lester Beach Scheide , American, 1897 - 1953
Architectural drawings; pen and pencil on paper
Primary Dimensions (height x width): 19 1/2 x 37in. (49.5 x 94cm) and smaller
Credit Line: Connecticut Historical Society collection
Description: Plans for a three-story brick eclectic Tudor Revival residence with the following design features: slate hipped roof with cross gables, rough-cut stone accents, a turret, shed dormers, eyelid dormers, weather vane, and diamond paned windows. The set includes alternate plans, but drawings pictured are front, side, and rear elevations, a color illustration, and floor plans for each floor. Cellar rooms include a laundry, boiler room, preserve room, and lavatory. Rooms on the first floor plan are a terrace, porch, library, living room, hall, kitchen, lavatory, vestibule, dining room, breakfast room, pantry, arcade, closets, and a garage. The second floor plan illustrates five chambers, a dressing room, four bathrooms, an arcade, and a recreation room. The architect added two additional chambers and a bathroom to the attic floor plan.
Subject Note: Drawings do not correspond to house as built. (Finlay 10/6/2010)
Inscription: All drawings have accession numbers handwritten in pencil on verso of drawings. All drawings also have architectural dimensions and notes.
Object Number: 1981.141.14.1-.25
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