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House for R. H. Lewis, 191 Terry Road, Hartford
Architect:Designed by William T. Marchant , American, 1880 - 1948
Drawings; pencil and black ink on paper or tracing paper, some with orange dimensional lines.
Primary Dimensions (height x width): 18 x 22in. (45.7 x 55.9cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Colonel and Mrs. Richard L. Shaw
Description: Plans for a two-story brick Colonial Revival House with cellar and attic. The house has a slate roof, and two chimneys. There are wrought iron railings on two balconies, and Corinthian columns on the front porch. Many of the windows have louvered shutters. The drawings include front, rear, and side elevations, and floor plans for the cellar, first floor, second floor, and attic. The cellar has two coal rooms, a laundy room, a vegetable closet, and a bathroom. The first floor has a sun room, living room, hall, dining room, kitchen, pantry, butler's pantry, half bath, and two stairwells going to the second floor. The second floor includes two bathrooms, nine closets, and four chambers (bedrooms). The attic contains two chambers, a hall, two storage rooms, bathroom, and two closets. An elevation of one wall of the living room includes a fireplace framed by pilasters and a plaster wall with a picture moulding. Plans and elevations for a garage are also included.
Inscription: 1999.100.135.1: On recto, in black ink, upper center "HOUSE FOR R.H. LEWIS ESQ." Accession numbers are noted on verso of all drawings, lower right, in pencil. All drawings include dimensions in black ink and pencil,
Object Number: 1999.100.135.1-.10
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