'Belfield,' Cape Elizabeth, ca. 1890
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"Belfield," the home of Henry St. John Smith (1852-1896), who attended Harvard University, graduated and passed the bar, but never practiced law.
He instead joined a banking firm, where he was very successful. He was well traveled, having made three trips around the world.
His estates in Cape Elizabeth were compared to those of England, as they were thickly wooded.
Portland architect John Calvin Stevens designed this house around 1890.
- Title: 'Belfield,' Cape Elizabeth, ca. 1890
- Creation Date: circa 1890
- Subject Date: circa 1890
- Town: Cape Elizabeth
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Photograph
- Local Code: Coll. 209, Box 37/5; Record 812.2 1994.1000.24
- Collection: John Calvin Stevens
- Object Type: Image
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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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LC Subject Headings
Architecture, Domestic--Shingle Style--Maine
Stevens, John Calvin
Smith, Henry St. John, 1852-1896--Homes and haunts--Maine--Cape Elizabeth
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