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House for L.W. Slocum, 196 Whitney Street, Hartford
1916
Architect:Designed by William T. Marchant , American, 1880 - 1948
Drawings; pencil on tracing paper, with orange lines
Primary Dimensions (height x width): 12 1/4 x 17 5/8in. (31.1 x 44.8cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Colonel and Mrs. Richard L. Shaw
Description: Plans for a two and a half story house with clapboard siding. The house has a gambrel roof and a dormer with grouped windows and a front porch with trellis work. The drawings include front, side, and rear elevations. The cellar has a laundry, stairwell, cold room and coal room. The first floor has a veranda, stairwell, living room, dining room, kitchen, hall, porch, butler's pantry, and closets. The second floor has a veranda, closets, den, hall, bath, balcony, linen, stairwell, and three chambers (bedrooms). The attic has storage, hall, bath, closets, one stairwell, storage, and two chambers (bedrooms).
Subject Note: Plans for the cellar and first floor, 1999.100.78.5 and 1999.100.78.6, also pertain to 192 Whitney Street. The two houses have the same cellar and first floor plans. The drawings state the house is on North Whitney Street, however the current address is 196 Whitney Street.
Inscription: 1999.10.78.1-.8: In pencil, upper center, " HOUSE FOR L.W. SLOCUN [sic SLOCUM]," upper right in blue ink, "WILLIAM T MARCHANT / ARCHITECT/ HARTFORD, CONN" upper left in pencil, " Dr. Snow," upper right in pencil "No. Whitney." Accession numbers are noted on verso of all drawings, lower right, in pencil. All drawings include dimensions in black with some orange lines.
Object Number: 1999.100.78.1-.8
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