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Album 40: "Selections from an Architect's Portfolio" by John Spofford

PC009.040 (RS239382)

Description

This album includes photomechanical prints of elevations, perspective drawings, and photographs of civic and residential buildings by the architectural firm of John Spofford and Charles Brigham. It was produced in 1894. The album documents the Methodist Church in Everett, Mass.; the State House in Augusta, Maine; the Washburn residence in Melrose, Mass.; and the Shaler House in Brookline, Mass. See pages 8, 13, 18, and 32 for wallpaper. The album also includes proposed plans for homes and hotels. Of particular interest are buildings in Lewiston and Bangor, Maine and residential work in Boston suburbs including Waltham. The album also includes advertisments related to architectural subjects.

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Details

Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
PC009
Dates
1894
Physical Description
1 photograph album
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
album number: 40
GUSN
194156
Reference Code
PC009.040

Record details

Originator
Brigham and Spofford, Architects (Architect)
Other People
Brigham, Charles, 1841-1925
Spofford, John Calvin, 1854-1936
Strickland, Charles Rutan, Mr., 1907-1991
Descriptive Terms
Augusta, Maine
Bangor, Maine
Brookline, Mass
Everett, Mass
Lewiston, Maine
Melrose, Mass
Waltham, Mass
advertising
architecture (discipline)
elevations (building divisions)
exterior elevations
exterior views
interior views
renderings (drawings)
wallpapers
Material Type
photograph albums
Places
Everett (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Augusta (Kennebec county, Maine)
Melrose (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Brookline (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
Maine (United States)
Waltham (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
HGO-01-001-O-E-203

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Comments

Charles C. Spofford #

AvatarPosted by David Russo on June 4, 2013
Hello,

This is a great reference book and I came by several years ago to look at it. The correct name of the architect is "Spofford," not "Spoffard."