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House for Mr. Richard Wayne, 255 Kenyon Street, Hartford
1914
Architect:Designed by William T. Marchant , American, 1880 - 1948
Architectural Drawings, pencil, black and red ink on trace and linen paper.
Primary Dimensions: 15 x 21 1/2in. (38.1 x 54.6cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Colonel and Mrs. Richard L. Shaw
Description: Plans for a three-story Colonial Revival house, with attached garage. The house features a gambrel roof, with decorative cornice detailing, dormer windows on the attic level and a pedimented entry portico supported by doric columns. The windows are primarily double-hung louvred sash windows in the six-over-six configuration, with large tri-part windows featured on the front and rear elevations. Drawings included in the set are: Front, Rear, South, and North Elevations, as well as, Cellar, First Floor, Second Floor, and Attic Plans. The cellar plans include: a toilet, and heater coal, range coal, and laundry rooms. The first floor plans inlude: dining room, entry hall and portico, a large living room, veranda, kitchen, butler's pantry, pantry, rear porch, garage and garage entryway. The second floor plans include: a sewing room, four chambers with attached shared baths (two total,) and a linen closet. The attic plans include: three maids' rooms, hall, bath, and a large play room.
Media Note: Two drawings from the set were not scanned, they include interior elevation drawings of the main staircase, and fireplaces. Subject Note: The 1920 Federal Census shows Richard Wayne and his wife Helen, three children, and two servants living at 255 Kenyon Street. (Cloonan 7/1/2011)
Inscription: All drawings have accession numbers handwritten in pencil on verso, lower right. All drawings have architectural dimensions and notes in black or red ink. Drawing 1999.100.39.9 is labeled "House For McIntyre & Ahern" in black ink in upper center on recto. Drawing 1999.100.39.1 is labeled "House for Mr. Wayne" in pencil in lower center on recto. Drawings 1999.100.39.2-9 have individual titles in black ink in lower center on recto (drawing 1999.100.39.2 reads "Attic Plan").
Object Number: 1999.100.39.1-.10
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