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Maine State House, State & Capitol Streets, Augusta, Kennebec County, ME



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Item Title


Location
State & Capitol Streets, Augusta, ME

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS ME-130
Building/structure dates: 1829 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1891 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1909 subsequent work
Significance: The Maine State House, designed by Charles Bulfinch in 1829.

Subjects
Governors
"Mission 66" Program
Legislators


Related Names
Bulfinch, Charles
King, William
Williams, Revel
Brigham & Spofford
Hichborn, Charles S.
George A. Fuller Company


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. MAIN (SOUTH) ELEVATION
2. MAIN (SOUTH) ELEVATION, DETAIL OF DOME
3. PERSPECTIVE VIEW FROM NORTHEAST
4. FIRST FLOOR, VIEW FROM HALL OF FLAGS TO GRAND STAIRCASE
5. FIRST FLOOR, VIEW UP TO CEILING OF INTERIOR DOME
6. SECOND FLOOR, SENATE CHAMBER
7. SECOND FLOOR, HOUSE CHAMBER
8. STATEMENT BY EDWARD RUSSELL (PAGE 1)
9. ALTERNATIVE LANDSCAPING FOR THE STATE HOUSE (PAGE 9)
10. EASTIMATES OF EXPENDITURE AND A SKETCH FOR RAILINGS FOR THE BASE OF THE ATTIC STORY OF A REJECTED PLAN (PAGE 10)
11. SKETCHES FOR THE INTERIOR OF THE SENATE CHAMBER (PAGE 23)
12. DESIGN FOR THE CEILING OF THE SENATE CHAMBER, FLOOR PLAN FOR SENATE CHAMBER (PAGE 24)
13. SKETCH FOR SLIDING DOORS TO THE SENATE GALLERY, SKETCHES FOR THE HOUSE CHAMBER (PAGE 29)
14. FLOOR PLAN FOR THE HOUSE CHAMBER (PAGE 31)
15. SKETCH FOR WALL AND CEILING OF HOUSE CHAMBER (BOTH ACCEPTED) (PAGE 35)
16. SECTION FOR HOUSE CHAMBER AND COUNCIL CHAMBER (PAGE 36)
17. SKETCHES FOR THE CUPOLA (PAGE 37)
18. ELEVATION OF THE COLONNADE OF THE MAIN ELEVATION, ELEVATION OF THE WINGS (PAGE 39)
19. SKETCHES FOR THE ARCADE AS BUILT (PAGE 46)
20. DETAILED SKETCH OF ARCADE AS BUILT (PAGE 48)
21. PEDIMENT DETAILS FOR THE WEST FRONT (PAGE 52)
22. SECTION OF THE ROOF OF WINGS AND ATTIC STORY OF MAIN BLOCK (PAGE 53)
23. FRAMING OF THE DOME (PAGE 54)
24. SKETCH OF ARCH FOR GROUND FLOOR PORTICO (PAGE 61)
25. SKETCHES OF ARCHES AND FENCES (PAGE 63)
26. SKETCHES OF CEILING MOLDINGS (PAGE 64)
27. SKETCHES OF CEILING OF DOME (PAGE 65)
28. SKETCHES OF DOOR MOLDINGS AND PROFILES OF MOLDINGS (PAGE 67)
29. SKETCHES OF PANELLED DOORS, ARCHITRAVE TRIM, PANELING AND FANLIGHT (PAGE 69)
30. SKETCHES OF MOLDINGS AND BRICKWORK (PAGE 71)
31. OUTLINE OF CAPITAL FOR THE EXTERIOR COLUMNS AND PILASTERS (PAGE 76)
32. DETAILS OF MOLDINGS FOR CORNICE OF THE HALL OF FLAGS (PAGE 73)
33. Photocopy of print (collection unknown) VIEW OF MAIN ELEVATION (AS APPEARED IN MID-NINETEENTH CENTURY)
34. Photocopy of print (collection unknown) c1888 PRINT OF MAINE STATE HOUSE, HOUE AND SENATE CHAMBERS, AND GOVERNORS OF MAINE
35. Photocopy of historic photograph (original in collection of the Maine Historical Society, Portland) Dated May 21, 1908 PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF MAIN ELEVATION, TAKEN FROM SOUTHWEST
36. Photocopy of historic drawing (original in collection of the Maine Historical Society, Portland) MAIN ELEVATION
37. EAST FRONT FROM DISTANCE Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-1736-101L.
38. EAST FRONT FROM DISTANCE Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-1736-101R.
39. EAST FRONT FROM STREET -- LEVEL Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-1736-102L.
40. EAST FRONT FROM STREET -- LEVEL Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-1736-102R.
41. EAST FRONT FROM STREET--INCLINED TO CUPOLA Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-1736-103L.
42. EAST FRONT FROM SE--ANGLE VIEW Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-1736-104L.
43. ANGLE VIEW OF EAST FRONT FROM SE--SLIGHTLY TILTED Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-1736-105L.
44. SOUTH SIDE ELEVATION Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-1736-106L.
45. SOUTH SIDE OF REAR WING Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-1736-107L.
46. REAR (WEST) ELEVATION--FROM GROUND LEVEL Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-1736-108L.
47. REAR (WEST) ELEVATION, FROM ROOFTOP--LOOKING DOWNWARD Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-1736-109L.
48. REAR (WEST) ELEVATION, FROM ROOFTOP--LOOKING UPWARD Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-1736-110L.
49. NORTH SIDE ELEVATION--LEVEL Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-1736-111L.
50. NORTH SIDE ELEVATION--INCLINED Copy photograph of photogrammetric plate LC-HABS-GS05-T-1736-112L.


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