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Dr. William M. Curtis House, 23-25 High Street, Bristol, Hartford County, CT



B&W Photos

HB259757
Front (south) Elevation, View North

HB259758
West-side Elevation, View Northeast

HB259759
East-side And Rear (north) Elevations, View Southwest

HB259760
Front Porch, Detail Of Oriel And Main Entry, View Northeast

HB259761
Front Porch, Detail Of Side Entry And Oriel, View North

HB259762
West Elevation, Detail Of Overhanging Story, Oriel And Elliptical Lights

HB259763
Interior: Front Hall, Showing Living-room Columns, Paneled Door, Lincrusta Wainscoting, Interior Of Oriel, And Staircase Railing, View South

HB259764
Interior: Front Hall Viewed From Living Room, Showing Living-room Columns, Staircase Railing And Paneled Spandrel, And Niche Below Staircase, View West

HB259765
Interior: Front Hall, Close-up Of Staircase Railing And Paneling, View Southwest

HB259766
Interior: Niche Below Stairs And Mirror Frame, View Northwest

HB259767
Interior: View Through Dining Room To Living Room, View South

HB259768
Interior: View Through Living Room To Dining Room, View North

HB259769
Interior: Living Room, Showing Typical Double-hung Window (left) And Front Picture Window (right), View Southeast

HB259770
Interior: Northwest Corner Of Living Room, Showing Columns Setting Room Off From Hall And Dining Room, Corner Pilaster, Cornice Treatment, And Coffered Ceiling; View Northwest

HB259771
Interior: Living Room, Coffered Ceiling, View South

HB259772
Interior: Dining Room, Detail Of Corner Cabinet, View Northeast

HB259773
Interior: Dining Room, Detail Of Corner Fireplace, View Northwest

HB259774
Interior: Dining Room, North Wall, With Fireplace To Left And Cabinet To Right, View North

HB259775
Interior: Dining Room, East Wall, With Cabinet To Left And Columns Setting Room Off From Living Room To Right, View East

HB259776
Interior: Dining Room, Coffered Ceiling, View North

HB259777
Interior: Second-floor Bedroom, Showing Typical Condition Of All Spaces Except Living Room, Dining Room And Hall, View Southeast


Data Pages


Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
23-25 High Street, Bristol, CT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CT-430
Significance: The Dr. William M. Curtis House is significant as a representative example of a Queen Anne-style house with a well-preserved exterior and some well-preserved interior spaces, and as a part of the city's well-to-do residential district of the late 19th and early 20th centuries; it is a contributing building in the Federal Hill Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. FRONT (SOUTH) ELEVATION, VIEW NORTH
2. WEST-SIDE ELEVATION, VIEW NORTHEAST
3. EAST-SIDE AND REAR (NORTH) ELEVATIONS, VIEW SOUTHWEST
4. FRONT PORCH, DETAIL OF ORIEL AND MAIN ENTRY, VIEW NORTHEAST
5. FRONT PORCH, DETAIL OF SIDE ENTRY AND ORIEL, VIEW NORTH
6. WEST ELEVATION, DETAIL OF OVERHANGING STORY, ORIEL AND ELLIPTICAL LIGHTS
7. INTERIOR: FRONT HALL, SHOWING LIVING-ROOM COLUMNS, PANELED DOOR, LINCRUSTA WAINSCOTING, INTERIOR OF ORIEL, AND STAIRCASE RAILING, VIEW SOUTH
8. INTERIOR: FRONT HALL VIEWED FROM LIVING ROOM, SHOWING LIVING-ROOM COLUMNS, STAIRCASE RAILING AND PANELED SPANDREL, AND NICHE BELOW STAIRCASE, VIEW WEST
9. INTERIOR: FRONT HALL, CLOSE-UP OF STAIRCASE RAILING AND PANELING, VIEW SOUTHWEST
10. INTERIOR: NICHE BELOW STAIRS AND MIRROR FRAME, VIEW NORTHWEST
11. INTERIOR: VIEW THROUGH DINING ROOM TO LIVING ROOM, VIEW SOUTH
12. INTERIOR: VIEW THROUGH LIVING ROOM TO DINING ROOM, VIEW NORTH
13. INTERIOR: LIVING ROOM, SHOWING TYPICAL DOUBLE-HUNG WINDOW (LEFT) AND FRONT PICTURE WINDOW (RIGHT), VIEW SOUTHEAST
14. INTERIOR: NORTHWEST CORNER OF LIVING ROOM, SHOWING COLUMNS SETTING ROOM OFF FROM HALL AND DINING ROOM, CORNER PILASTER, CORNICE TREATMENT, AND COFFERED CEILING; VIEW NORTHWEST
15. INTERIOR: LIVING ROOM, COFFERED CEILING, VIEW SOUTH
16. INTERIOR: DINING ROOM, DETAIL OF CORNER CABINET, VIEW NORTHEAST
17. INTERIOR: DINING ROOM, DETAIL OF CORNER FIREPLACE, VIEW NORTHWEST
18. INTERIOR: DINING ROOM, NORTH WALL, WITH FIREPLACE TO LEFT AND CABINET TO RIGHT, VIEW NORTH
19. INTERIOR: DINING ROOM, EAST WALL, WITH CABINET TO LEFT AND COLUMNS SETTING ROOM OFF FROM LIVING ROOM TO RIGHT, VIEW EAST
20. INTERIOR: DINING ROOM, COFFERED CEILING, VIEW NORTH
21. INTERIOR: SECOND-FLOOR BEDROOM, SHOWING TYPICAL CONDITION OF ALL SPACES EXCEPT LIVING ROOM, DINING ROOM AND HALL, VIEW SOUTHEAST


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