Perspective drawing of Hillside House and proposed Annex, Hillside Inn, Campton, NH, ca. 1901

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

ca. 1901

GUSN

GUSN-310199

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Description

This perspective drawing depicts a hillside house and annex. The buildings feature many gables and chimneys. A porch runs along the entire perimeter of the house and is surrounded by a variety of wild and manicured shrubery. Mountains are seen in the background.

Details

Descriptive Terms

two-point perspectives (perspective views)
hotels (public accommodations)
resorts
gables (architectural elements)
chimneys (architectural elements)
windows
porches
mountains
two-point perspectives (perspective views)

Physical Description

1 perspective drawing; ink on paper; 24 X 12 in.

Collection Code

AR001

Collection Name

General architectural and cartographic collection

Reference Code

AR001.USNH.0175.001

Acquisition Type

Gift

Credit Line

Gifted by Christopher Monkhouse in 2012. He purchased it at Post Road Antiques in Kittery, ME, ca. 1977.

Places

White Mountains (New Hampshire) [mountains]
Campton (Grafton county, New Hampshire)

Record Details

Material Type

two-point perspectives (perspective views)

Subjects

Architecture

Description Level

Item

Historical/Biographical Note

Historical/Biographical Note

The Hillside Inn and Annex (Albamont), in Campton, NH, was built in the late 19th century and could accomodate about 100 people. It is featured in Bryan Toll's The Grand Resort Hotels in the White Mountains (1998), in appendix A, pg. 240.

This perspecitve drawing was originally shown in the Boston Sunday Globe on April 14, 1901.