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Oxon Hill Manor, 6701 Oxon Hill Road, Oxon Hill, Prince George's County, MD



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B&W Photos

HB589218
Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E

HB589219
Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E

HB589220
Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E

HB589221
Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E

HB589222
Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E

HB589223
Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E

HB589224
Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E

HB589225
Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E

HB589226
Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E

HB589227
Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E

HB589228
Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E

HB589229
Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E

HB589230
East Elevation From Southeast.

HB589231
South Elevation.

HB589232
Detail Of Porch On South Elevation, Looking Northeast.

HB589233
West Elevation From Southwest.

HB589234
West Elevation From Northwest.

HB589235
Detail Of Porches Along West Elevation, Looking North.

HB589236
South Side Of North Porch On West Elevation.

HB589237
West Elevation Of Service Wing From North Porch.

HB589238
North Side Of South Porch On West Elevation.

HB589239
View Along West Elevation From Second Floor Balcony Of North Porch.

HB589240
Door From North Porch Balcony Leading To Bed Chamber 'd'.

HB589241
Living Room, Looking East.

HB589242
Detail Of East Wall Of Dining Room.

HB589243
South Wall Of Pantry.

HB589244
Second Floor Hall From Top Of Main Stairs.

HB589245
North Wall Of Bed Chamber 'd'.


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Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
6701 Oxon Hill Road, Oxon Hill, MD

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MD-301
Building/structure dates: 1929 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1934 subsequent work
Significance: This notable neo-Georgian country mansion was designed in 1928 by Jules Henri de Sibour for Sumner Welles, career diplomat and Under Secretary of State in the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Essentially unaltered, it expresses a high level of 1920's prosperity.

Subjects
Country Houses
Manor Houses


Related Names
De Sibour, Jules Henri
Wells, Summer
Myers, Denys Peter, Historian
Miller, Hugh C., Historian
Boucher, Jack E., Photographer


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer December 1971 EAST ELEVATION - GENERAL VIEW OF FORECOURT
2. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer December 1971 SOUTH ELEVATION AND GARDEN
3. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer December 1971 WEST ELEVATION
4. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer December 1971 DETAIL OF FRONT DOOR
5. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer December 1971 ENTRANCE HALL LOOKING TOWARD DOOR TO LIVING ROOM
6. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer December 1971 ENTRANCE HALL FIREPLACE AND DOOR TO LIBRARY
7. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer December 1971 STAIR HALL AND STAIR LOOKING NORTH
8. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer December 1971 DINING ROOM LOOKING NORTH
9. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer December 1971 LIBRARY LOOKING SOUTH
10. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer December 1971 KITCHEN
11. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer December 1971 BED CHAMBER 'D'-NORTH-WEST CORNER
12. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer December 1971 BATH 'D' OFF CHAMBER 'D'
13. EAST ELEVATION FROM SOUTHEAST.
14. SOUTH ELEVATION.
15. DETAIL OF PORCH ON SOUTH ELEVATION, LOOKING NORTHEAST.
16. WEST ELEVATION FROM SOUTHWEST.
17. WEST ELEVATION FROM NORTHWEST.
18. DETAIL OF PORCHES ALONG WEST ELEVATION, LOOKING NORTH.
19. SOUTH SIDE OF NORTH PORCH ON WEST ELEVATION.
20. WEST ELEVATION OF SERVICE WING FROM NORTH PORCH.
21. NORTH SIDE OF SOUTH PORCH ON WEST ELEVATION.
22. VIEW ALONG WEST ELEVATION FROM SECOND FLOOR BALCONY OF NORTH PORCH.
23. DOOR FROM NORTH PORCH BALCONY LEADING TO BED CHAMBER 'D'.
24. LIVING ROOM, LOOKING EAST.
25. DETAIL OF EAST WALL OF DINING ROOM.
26. SOUTH WALL OF PANTRY.
27. SECOND FLOOR HALL FROM TOP OF MAIN STAIRS.
28. NORTH WALL OF BED CHAMBER 'D'.


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