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

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1894

Location Note

HGO-01-001-O-E-203

GUSN

GUSN-194156

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

elevations (building divisions)
exterior elevations
advertising
interior views
exterior views
architecture (discipline)
wallpapers
renderings (drawings)
photograph albums

Additional Identification Number

album number 40

Physical Description

1 photograph album

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Reference Code

PC009.040

Places

Everett (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Augusta (Kennebec county, Maine)
Melrose (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Brookline (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
Maine (United States)
Waltham (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Brigham and Spofford, Architects (Architect)

Material Type

photograph albums

Other People

Strickland, Charles Rutan, Mr., 1907-1991
Spofford, John Calvin, 1854-1936
Brigham, Charles, 1841-1925

Descriptive Terms

Everett, Mass
Augusta, Maine
Melrose, Mass
Brookline, Mass
Lewiston, Maine
Bangor, Maine
Waltham, Mass

Description Level

Item

Location Note

HGO-01-001-O-E-203