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Perspective drawing of Memorial Community Building, Winchendon, Mass., undated

AR001.USMA.1125.001 (RS236763)

Description

This watercolor perspective depics the Memorial Community Building, Winchendon, Mass. It shows a mid-century building in colonial revival style, featuring a widow's walk, steeple, and gables. Tall, abundant trees surround the area. There is a large parking lot in front of it with cars.

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Details

Collection Name
General architectural and cartographic collection
Collection Code
AR001
Acquisition Type
Library & Archives Purchase
Date of Acquisition
2006
Physical Description
22'' X 11'', watercolor perspective on paper
Collection Type
Architectural and Cartographic Materials
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
The Archives purchased this item on 18-November 2006.
GUSN
311137
Reference Code
AR001.USMA.1125.001

Historical/Biographical Note

William G. Upham (1880-1966) was a pominent Norwood, Mass. architect, practicing from 1911-1954. He specialized in Colonial, Georgian, and Gothic Revival buildings. His drawing of the Memorial Community Building in Winchendon, Mass is of the presently-named Clark Memorial Community Center and YMCA.

Record details

Originator
Upham, William G. , 1880-1966 (Architect)
Other People
Upham, William G. , 1880-1966
Descriptive Terms
Colonial Revival
chimneys (architectural elements)
gables (architectural elements)
two-point perspectives (perspective views)
widows' walks
Material Type
two-point perspectives (perspective views)
Subjects
Architecture
Places
Winchendon (Worcester county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Clark Community Memorial Center

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