Cottage for Major W. M. Dunn on Cushing Island, Portland, ca. 1891

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

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Architecture commission for W. M. Dunn at an unknown address in Cushing Island, Portland, ME, circa 1896. The commission is associated with John Calvin Stevens. This item is part of the Stevens Architects drawings and records collection.

Major William McKee Dunn, Jr. was born on 20 August 1843, in Madison, Indiana. He married May Ella Morrill on 22 October 1868, in Augusta, Maine. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 30 September 1891, on Cushing Island, Portland, Maine, at the age of 48, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, in Washington D.C.

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  • Title: Cottage for Major W. M. Dunn on Cushing Island, Portland, ca. 1891
  • Address: unknown, Cushing Island, Portland, Cumberland County, ME
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  • Client: W. M. Dunn
  • Creation Date: circa 1896
  • Subject Date: circa 1896
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  • Primary Architects: John Calvin Stevens
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  • Object Type: Text and Image
  • Subtype: architectural drawing
  • Media/Genre: floor plans; presentation drawings; architectural elements;
  • Materials: ink on tracing paper;
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  • Local Code: Coll. 209, 3-A-3-02
  • Collection: Stevens Architects drawings and records collection
  • Number of items in commission: 2

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Maine Historical Society
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