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Elhide Hand Split British Columbia Red Cedar Shingles, The Elhide Company, roofing materials, Sixth and Bent Streets, Cambridge, Mass.

EP001.12.006.012.014 (RS235345)

Description

The inside of the brochure has a loose blueprint reproduction for the boathouse of John Hay Whitney, Manhasset, Long Island. It was designed by LaFarge Warren & Clark, architects, New York City. The boathouse used the Elhide Shingles. There is a general letter describing the product. The verso shows two houses using the Elhide Shingles, a house in Exeter, Rhode Island and the Old Denison House in Mystic, Connecticut. Text on the brochure reads "A.I.A. Document No. 19-D-1."

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Physical Description
1 brochure : illustrations ; 11 x 8 1/2 inches
Dimensions
11x 8 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
285801
Reference Code
EP001.12.006.012.014

Record details

Originator
Elhide Company (Publisher)
Other People
Whitney, John Hay
Other Organizations
LaFarge, Warren & Clark
Descriptive Terms
advertising
boathouses
building materials
business (commercial function)
dwellings
houses
roofs
walls
Material Type
brochures
Subjects
Shingles
Places
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Manhasset (Nassau county, New York state)
Exeter (Washington county, Rhode Island)
Mystic (New London county, Connecticut)
Places (Buildings)
Pequotsepos Manor (Stonington, Conn.)
Location Note
Product catalogues: Building materials: Roofing and gutters

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