Presentation perspective of the Islesboro Inn, Islesboro Island, Maine, 1888-1889

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1888-1889

Location Note

Transparencies: Library and Archives: Architectural Drawings

GUSN

GUSN-195249

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Description

This presentation perspective drawing depicts the Islesboro Inn, designed by Edmund March Wheelwright of Wheelwright and Haven. Built between 1889 and 1890 on Dark Harbor bay on Islesboro Island, Maine, the architect combined elements of the Shingle style and Tudor Revival style. Delineator Robert Closson Spencer, Jr., who later worked as an architect in the Prairie School style, created the ink and watercolor perpsective, which appeared in several exhibitions of architectural drawings.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hotels (public accommodations)
Shingle Style
Tudor Revival
commercial buildings
ink
watercolor (paint)
paper (fiber product)
presentation drawings (gifts)
architectural drawings (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000381
AccessID 579
Other identifier HNEDID-000381

Physical Description

1 presentation perspective : ink and watercolor on heavy paper

Collection Code

AR001

Collection Name

General architectural and cartographic collection

Reference Code

AR001.USME.0975.001

Places

Islesboro Island (Waldo county, Maine) [island]
Dark Harbor (Waldo county, Maine) [bay]

Record Details

Originator

Wheelwright, Edmund March, 1854-1912 (architect)
Spencer, Robert Closson, 1864-1953 (Delineator)

Material Type

presentation drawings (gifts)
architectural drawings (visual works)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Transparencies: Library and Archives: Architectural Drawings

Historical/Biographical Note

Sources


Drawing Toward Home exhibition catalogue essay.