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

Collection Type

  • Architecture

GUSN

GUSN-311137

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

two-point perspectives (perspective views)
widows' walks
gables (architectural elements)
chimneys (architectural elements)
Colonial Revival
two-point perspectives (perspective views)

Physical Description

22'' X 11'', watercolor perspective on paper

Collection Code

AR001

Collection Name

General architectural and cartographic collection

Date of Acquisition

2006

Reference Code

AR001.USMA.1125.001

Acquisition Type

Library & Archives Purchase

Credit Line

The Archives purchased this item on 18-November 2006.

Places

Winchendon (Worcester county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Upham, William G. , 1880-1966 (Architect)

Material Type

two-point perspectives (perspective views)

Other People

Upham, William G. , 1880-1966

Subjects

Architecture

Description Level

Item

Historical/Biographical Note

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.