Residence for B.M. Eastman Esq., Portland, ca. 1912

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Architecture commission for Briceno M. Eastman at 161 Pleasant Avenue in Deering, Portland, ME, circa 1912. The commission is associated with Frederick A. Tompson. This item is part of the Frederick A. Tompson architectural drawings collection.

Benjamin F. Eastman (1800-1894), owned B.F. Eastman & Company in Strong, Me., with his son, Briceno Mendez Eastman. In 1865, B.F. Eastman retired from active business and his sons, Briceno M. Eastman and Ermon D. Eastman, moved to Portland, Me., and opened Eastman Brothers & Bancroft department store which was also designed by Frederick A. Tompson.

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  • Title: Residence for B.M. Eastman Esq., Portland, ca. 1912
  • Address: 161 Pleasant Avenue, Deering, Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Client: Briceno M. Eastman
  • Building Name: Briceno M. Eastman House
  • Creation Date: circa 1912
  • Subject Date: circa 1912
  • Primary Architects: Frederick A. Tompson
  • Object Type: Text and Image
  • Subtype: architectural drawing
  • Media/Genre: floor plans; elevations; cross sections
  • Materials: ink on linen
  • Local Code: Coll. 818, Folder 35
  • Collection: Frederick A. Tompson architectural drawings collection
  • Number of items in commission: 19

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Maine Historical Society
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