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Belair, Tulip Grove Drive, Belair-at-Bowie, Bowie, Prince George's County, MD



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Item Title
Exhibit Room (south Side): Detailed View Of #53, Note 3' Height And 4'5'

Location
Belair-at-Bowie, Bowie, MD

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MD-87
Building/structure dates: 1742 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1900 subsequent work
Significance: Initially completed ca. 1746, Belair is an outstanding example of Georgian architecture. It was also home to two Maryland governors and symbolizes more than 250 years of thoroughbred horse racing.

Subjects
Municipal Government
Conservation & Restoration
Governors


Related Names
Ogle, Gov. Samuel
Tasker, Benjamin
Tasker, Benjamin
Franklin, Benjamin
Sharpe, Gov. Horatio
Ogle, Gov. Benjamin
Brostrup, John O., Photographer
Nichols, Frederick D., Photographer
Boucher, Jack, Photographer
Klugh, Terra, Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
8. Historic American Buildings Survey John O. Brostrup, Photographer May 27, 1936 10:00 A.M. DISTANT View From North (Front) ALONG ROADWAY
9. Historic American Buildings Survey John O. Brostrup, Photographer May 27, 1936 9:50 A.M. VIEW FROM NORTHEAST (Front)
10. Historic American Buildings Survey Frederick D. Nichols, Photographer May 1937 FRONT ELEVATION - MAIN PART
11. Historic American Buildings Survey John O. Brostrup, Photographer May 27, 1936 10:15 A.M. VIEW FROM SOUTHWEST.
12. Historic American Buildings Survey John O. Brostrup, Photographer May 27, 1936 10:10 A.M. VIEW FROM SOUTHEAST.
13. Historic American Buildings Survey Frederick D. Nichols, Photographer May 1937 SOUTH ELEVATION - MAIN PART
14. Historic American Buildings Survey John O. Brostrup, Photographer October 12, 1936 3:15 P. M. DETAIL OF CENTRAL PORTION SOUTH SIDE
15. Historic American Buildings Survey John O. Brostrup, Photographer May 27, 1936 10:20 A.M. DETAIL OF STAIR.
16. Historic American Buildings Survey John O. Brostrup, Photographer May 27, 1936 10:30 A.M. DETAIL OF HALL ARCH.
17. Historic American Buildings Survey John O. Brostrup, Photographer May 27, 1936. 11 AM DETAIL OF CEILING PIECE, ENTRANCE HALL
18. Historic American Buildings Survey John O. Brostrup, Photographer May 27, 1936 10:45 A.M. DETAIL OF BANQUET ROOM MANTEL.
19. Historic American Buildings Survey John O. Brostrup, Photographer May 27, 1936 11:05 A.M. VIEW OF ICE HOUSE FROM NORTHEAST.
20. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF WEST (REAR--OR GARDEN FRONT) LOOKING SOUTHEAST
21. GENERAL VIEW OF WEST (REAR) ELEVATION
22. WEST (REAR) ELEVATION
23. WEST (REAR) ELEVATION, WITH SCALE
24. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF WEST (REAR) LOOKING NORTH-NORTHEAST
25. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF EAST (FRONT) ELEVATION DURING EXCAVATION OF 18TH CENTURY BASEMENT ENTRY WELL AND DRAINAGE SYSTEM, LOOKING NORTHWEST
26. EXCAVATION OF EAST (FRONT) BASEMENT WELL AND DRAINAGE SYSTEM, WITH ARCHED ENTRY INTO BASEMENT UNDER FRONT ENTRY IN BACKGROUND, LOOKING NORTH (NOTE GALLETING IN BRICK FOUNDATION)
27. EXCAVATION OF EAST (FRONT) BASEMENT WELL AND DRAINAGE SYSTEM, WITH ARCHED ENTRY INTO BASEMENT UNDER FRONT ENTRY IN BACKGROUND, LOOKING NORTH (NOTE GALLETING IN BRICK FOUNDATION) BUT CLOSER RANGE SHOWING BRICK STRUCTURE WHICH CARRIED WATER FROM THE GUTTER DRAIN PIPE INTO THE BRICK DRAIN ALONG THE GROUND AND AWAY FROM THE FOUNDATION OF THE HOUSE
28. VIEW OF SECTION OF DRAIN, COVERED IN THE FOREGROUND AND EXPOSED ABOVE
29. VIEW OF SECTION OF DRAIN, COVERED IN THE FOREGROUND AND EXPOSED ABOVE WITH HORIZONTAL SCALE
30. VIEW OF SECTION OF DRAIN, COVERED IN THE FOREGROUND AND EXPOSED ABOVE WITH VERTICAL SCALE
31. GENERAL VIEW OF DRAINAGE SYSTEM AND WALL OF WELL LOOKING SOUTH
32. VIEW OF DRAINAGE SYSTEM AND WALL OF WELL AT CLOSER RANGE SHOWING VAULTED BRICK DRAIN AS IT ARCHED OUT FROM THE FOUNDATION (TO CENTER)
33. INTERIOR VIEW, HALL TO CENTER REAR OF HOUSE, CONSTRUCTION VIEW WITH FLOOR REMOVED (TO ADD I-BEAMS) REVEALS THE TOP OF THE VAULTED BRICK WINE CELLAR IN THE BASEMENT (CRUCIFORM PLAN)
34. GENERAL VIEW OF FLOOR BOARDS REMOVED FROM THE HALL DURING STABILIZATION WHICH SHOWS THE PEGGED UNION (ALTERNATING MORTISE AND TENONS FROM ONE BOARD FIT INTO CORRESPONDING ARRANGEMENT FROM ANOTHER)
35. VIEW OF ALTERNATING MORTISE AND TENON WHICH JOINED FLOOR BOARDS, THE HEWN AREAS ACCOMODATED THE FLOOR JOISTS
36. VIEW OF ALTERNATING MORTISE AND TENON WHICH JOINED FLOOR BOARDS, WITH SCALE
37. DETAIL VIEW OF MORTISE AND TENON
38. DETAIL VIEW OF MORTISE AND TENON, WITH SCALE
39. CENTRAL HALL: VIEW EAST OF EAST WALL, INTO (SOUTHEAST) RECEPTION ROOM
40. CENTRAL HALL: VIEW WEST OF WEST WALL INTO NORTHWEST RECEPTION ROOM
41. CENTRAL HALL: VIEW NORTH INTO ENTRY HALL
42. CENTRAL HALL: CEILING MEDALLION FROM NORTH
43. CENTRAL HALL: DETAIL VIEW OF CORNICE, SOUTHWEST CORNER
44. CENTRAL HALL: DETAIL VIEW OF SOUTH WALL WINDOW, SHUTTERS OPEN
45. CENTRAL HALL: DETAIL VIEW OF SOUTH WALL WEST WINDOW, SHUTTER PART CLOSED
46. CENTRAL HALL: DETAIL OF ARCH OVER DOOR INTO ENTRY HALL
47. CENTRAL HALL: VIEW TO SOUTH WALL, SHOWS FLANKING WINDOWS, WITH SCALE
48. CENTRAL HALL: VIEW TO SOUTH WALL, SHOWS FLANKING WINDOWS
49. CENTRAL HALL: VIEW TO ENTRY HALL THROUGH ARCH TO STAIRCASE
50. ENTRY HALL: GENERAL VIEW EAST TO STAIR, NOTE PANEL INDENTS, WITH SCALE
51. ENTRY HALL: GENERAL VIEW EAST TO STAIR, NOTE PANEL INDENTS
52. ENTRY HALL: DETAIL VIEW FROM WEST OF BALUSTRADE, RISERS, WITH SCALE
53. ENTRY HALL: DETAIL VIEW FROM NORTHWEST OF NEWEL AND BALUSTRADE
54. ENTRY HALL: DETAIL VIEW OF SOUTH WALL OF BALUSTRADE FROM NORTH
55. ENTRY HALL: DETAIL VIEW OF EAST DOOR AND UNDERSIDE STAIR LANDING, WITH SCALE
56. ENTRY HALL: VIEW OF EAST SIDE, SOUTH WALL TO ARCHWAY, WITH SCALE
57. ENTRY HALL: VIEW OF WEST SIDE, SOUTH WALL TO ARCHWAY, WITH SCALE
58. ENTRY HALL: VIEW OF WEST WALL, INTO RECEPTION ROOM
59. ENTRY HALL: VIEW OF NORTH WALL - WEST SIDE, WITH SCALE
60. ENTRY HALL: VIEW OF NORTH WALL - EAST SIDE
61. RECEPTION ROOM: SOUTH WALL ELEVATION, WITH SCALE
62. RECEPTION ROOM: SOUTH WALL EAST WINDOW, WITH SCALE
63. RECEPTION ROOM: WEST WALL, SOUTH END ELEVATION, WITH SCALE
64. RECEPTION ROOM: WEST WALL NORTH END ELEVATION, WITH SCALE
65. RECEPTION ROOM: DETAIL VIEW OF FIREPLACE/MANTLE WEST WALL NORTH END, WITH SCALE
66. RECEPTION ROOM: DETAIL VIEW FIREPLACE/MANTLE, WEST WALL SOUTH END, WITH SCALE
67. RECEPTION ROOM: VIEW WINDOW TO NORTH FIREPLACE/MANTLE, WITH SCALE
68. RECEPTION ROOM: VIEW FIREPLACE/MANTLE, WEST WALL SOUTH END-NO MANTLE, WITH SCALE
69. RECEPTION ROOM: NORTH WALL ELEVATION, WITH SCALE
70. RECEPTION ROOM: EAST WALL, NORTH END ELEVATION, WITH SCALE
71. RECEPTION ROOM: EAST WALL, SOUTH END ELEVATION, WITH SCALE
72. RECEPTION ROOM (NORTHWEST): EAST WALL FIREPLACE/MANTLE (HEARTH TO SECOND FLOOR), WITH SCALE
73. RECEPTION ROOM (NORTHWEST): NORTH WALL PERSPECTIVE VIEW FROM SOUTHWEST
74. RECEPTION ROOM (NORTHWEST): WEST WALL, PART OF SOUTH WITH DOOR, WITH SCALE
75. RECEPTION ROOM (SOUTHWEST): VIEW IS TO EAST, FIREPLACE WALL, WITH SCALE
76. RECEPTION ROOM (SOUTHWEST): VIEW EAST TO FIREPLACE ONLY, WITH SCALE
77. RECEPTION ROOM (SOUTHWEST): VIEW OF FIREPLACE, EAST WALL FROM SOUTHWEST, WITH SCALE
78. RECEPTION ROOM (SOUTHWEST): EAST WALL FIREPLACE, DETAIL VIEW SHOWS WITH LINTELS, WITH SCALE
79. RECEPTION ROOM (SOUTHWEST): NORTH WALL ELEVATION
80. RECEPTION ROOM (SOUTHWEST): WEST WALL ELEVATION, WITH SCALE
81. RECEPTION ROOM (SOUTHWEST): SOUTH WALL ELEVATION, WITH SCALE
82. CENTRAL HALL: FIRST FLOOR TO TOP FLOOR, UP STAIRWELL
83. CENTRAL HALL: FIRST FLOOR STAIR LANDING TO NORTH WALL, EAST WALL TO RIGHT, WITH SCALE
84. EXHIBIT ROOM (SOUTHEAST): EAST WALL ELEVATION
85. EXHIBIT ROOM (SOUTHEAST): EAST WALL FIREPLACE/MANTLE, DETAILED VIEW, WITH SCALE
86. EXHIBIT ROOM (SOUTHEAST): EAST WALL, SOUTH CLOSET
87. EXHIBIT ROOM (SOUTHEAST): WEST WALL ELEVATION, WITH SCALE
88. EXHIBIT ROOM (SOUTHEAST): SOUTH WALL ELEVATION, WITH SCALE
89. EXHIBIT ROOM (SOUTHEAST): WEST WALL AT CEILING, SHOWS LATH CROSSING OVER WALL
90. EXHIBIT ROOM (NORTHEAST): EAST WALL PERSPECTIVE VIEW
91. EXHIBIT ROOM (NORTHEAST): EAST WALL VERTICAL PICTURE TO SHOW CEILING JOISTS
92. EXHIBIT ROOM (SOUTH SIDE): SOUTH WALL, SOUTHWEST CORNER CHAIR RAIL FRAGMENT
93. EXHIBIT ROOM (SOUTH SIDE): DETAILED VIEW OF #53, NOTE 3' HEIGHT AND 4'5'
Perspective view of the west (rear) elevation; view similar to HABS No. MD-87-11 and MD-87-20.


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