Richard Webb house, Portland, ca. 1907

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Richard Webb house, Portland, ca. 1907

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Description

The Richard Webb house at 29 Bowdoin St. at Vaughan St. in Portland.

Written on mat is "Hood removed at time Navy took over for officers club."

John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens designed the house between 1906-1907. This home was built in the Colonial Revival style.

John Howard Stevens said of this house, "...one of the best examples of the Colonial style, being very satisfactory in its proportions and detail, and yet not an historical copy of an old house, but a new creation of the same style with the sure feeling that is evident in the best of old Colonial work."

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About This Item

  • Title: Richard Webb house, Portland, ca. 1907
  • Creation Date: circa 1907
  • Subject Date: circa 1907
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: Coll. 209, Box 37/9; Record 66 1994.1000.34
  • Collection: John Calvin Stevens architectural drawings and records collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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