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Perspective drawing of the Building for the New Hampshire Fire Insurance Company, Manchester, NH, 1949 by Cram and Ferguson

Description

This one-perspective, colored pencil drawing of the Building for the New Hampshire Fire Insurance Company in Manchester, NH demonstrates classic, American style architecture of the 1940s. The concrete (cement) building is large and functional - with many windows and a main entrance in the middle. It also features a circular driveway at its front. Several cars are parked in the street out front and well manicured trees adorn the lawn.

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Details

Collection Name
General architectural and cartographic collection
Collection Code
AR001
Dates
1949-11-14
Acquisition Type
Gift
Physical Description
1 perspective; colored pencil; 27 X 12in.
Dimensions
12x 27 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Architectural and Cartographic Materials
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gifted by Richard and Jane Nylander.
GUSN
310226
Reference Code
AR001.USNH.1300.001

Historical/Biographical Note

Cram & Ferguson Architects & Engineers were an architectural partnership established in 1888 and based in Boston, MA. They designed many buildings in the New England area as well as around the United States and in foreign countries.

They are still an operating firm today by the same name and promise to uphold the continous delivery of classic, American architecture that the partnership has been practicing for over a century.

Record details

Originator
Cram, Ralph Adams, 1863-1942 (Architect)
Ferguson, Frank W. (Engineer)
Other People
Cram, Ralph Adams, 1863-1942
Ferguson, Frank W.
Other Organizations
Cram & Ferguson Architects and Engineers
Descriptive Terms
concrete
flags
one-point perspectives (perspective views)
windows
Material Type
one-point perspectives (perspective views)
Subjects
Architecture
Places
Manchester (Hillsborough county, New Hampshire)
Places (Buildings)
New Hampshire Fire Insurance Company

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