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

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1949-11-14

GUSN

GUSN-310226

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

one-point perspectives (perspective views)
concrete
windows
flags
one-point perspectives (perspective views)

Physical Description

1 perspective; colored pencil; 27 X 12in.

Collection Code

AR001

Collection Name

General architectural and cartographic collection

Reference Code

AR001.USNH.1300.001

Acquisition Type

Gift

Credit Line

Gifted by Richard and Jane Nylander.

Places

Manchester (Hillsborough county, New Hampshire)

Record Details

Originator

Cram, Ralph Adams, 1863-1942 (Architect)
Ferguson, Frank W. (Engineer)

Material Type

one-point perspectives (perspective views)

Other People

Cram, Ralph Adams, 1863-1942
Ferguson, Frank W.

Other Organizations

Cram & Ferguson Architects and Engineers

Subjects

Architecture

Description Level

Item

Historical/Biographical Note

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.