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



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B&W Photos

HB629755
Main (south) Elevation

HB629756
Main (south) Elevation, Detail Of Dome

HB629757
Perspective View From Northeast

HB629758
First Floor, View From Hall Of Flags To Grand Staircase

HB629759
First Floor, View Up To Ceiling Of Interior Dome

HB629760
Second Floor, Senate Chamber

HB629761
Second Floor, House Chamber

HB629762
Statement By Edward Russell (page 1)

HB629763
Alternative Landscaping For The State House (page 9)

HB629764
Eastimates Of Expenditure And A Sketch For Railings For The Base Of The Attic Story Of A Rejected Plan (page 10)

HB629765
Sketches For The Interior Of The Senate Chamber (page 23)

HB629766
Design For The Ceiling Of The Senate Chamber, Floor Plan For Senate Chamber (page 24)

HB629767
Sketch For Sliding Doors To The Senate Gallery, Sketches For The House Chamber (page 29)

HB629768
Floor Plan For The House Chamber (page 31)

HB629769
Sketch For Wall And Ceiling Of House Chamber (both Accepted) (page 35)

HB629770
Section For House Chamber And Council Chamber (page 36)

HB629771
Sketches For The Cupola (page 37)

HB629772
Elevation Of The Colonnade Of The Main Elevation, Elevation Of The Wings (page 39)

HB629773
Sketches For The Arcade As Built (page 46)

HB629774
Detailed Sketch Of Arcade As Built (page 48)

HB629775
Pediment Details For The West Front (page 52)

HB629776
Section Of The Roof Of Wings And Attic Story Of Main Block (page 53)

HB629777
Framing Of The Dome (page 54)

HB629778
Sketch Of Arch For Ground Floor Portico (page 61)

HB629779
Sketches Of Arches And Fences (page 63)

HB629780
Sketches Of Ceiling Moldings (page 64)

HB629781
Sketches Of Ceiling Of Dome (page 65)

HB629782
Sketches Of Door Moldings And Profiles Of Moldings (page 67)

HB629783
Sketches Of Panelled Doors, Architrave Trim, Paneling And Fanlight (page 69)

HB629784
Sketches Of Moldings And Brickwork (page 71)

HB629785
Outline Of Capital For The Exterior Columns And Pilasters (page 76)

HB629786
Details Of Moldings For Cornice Of The Hall Of Flags (page 73)

HB629787
Photocopy Of Print (collection Unknown) View Of Main Elevation (as Appeared In Mid-nineteenth Century)

HB629788
Photocopy Of Print (collection Unknown) C1888 Print Of Maine State House, Houe And Senate Chambers, And Governors Of Maine

HB629789
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

HB629790
Photocopy Of Historic Drawing (original In Collection Of The Maine Historical Society, Portland) Main Elevation

HB629791
East Front From Distance Copy Photograph Of Photogrammetric Plate Lc-habs-gs05-t-1736-101l.

HB629792
East Front From Distance Copy Photograph Of Photogrammetric Plate Lc-habs-gs05-t-1736-101r.

HB629793
East Front From Street -- Level Copy Photograph Of Photogrammetric Plate Lc-habs-gs05-t-1736-102l.

HB629794
East Front From Street -- Level Copy Photograph Of Photogrammetric Plate Lc-habs-gs05-t-1736-102r.

HB629795
East Front From Street--inclined To Cupola Copy Photograph Of Photogrammetric Plate Lc-habs-gs05-t-1736-103l.

HB629796
East Front From Se--angle View Copy Photograph Of Photogrammetric Plate Lc-habs-gs05-t-1736-104l.

HB629797
Angle View Of East Front From Se--slightly Tilted Copy Photograph Of Photogrammetric Plate Lc-habs-gs05-t-1736-105l.

HB629798
South Side Elevation Copy Photograph Of Photogrammetric Plate Lc-habs-gs05-t-1736-106l.

HB629799
South Side Of Rear Wing Copy Photograph Of Photogrammetric Plate Lc-habs-gs05-t-1736-107l.

HB629800
Rear (west) Elevation--from Ground Level Copy Photograph Of Photogrammetric Plate Lc-habs-gs05-t-1736-108l.

HB629801
Rear (west) Elevation, From Rooftop--looking Downward Copy Photograph Of Photogrammetric Plate Lc-habs-gs05-t-1736-109l.

HB629802
Rear (west) Elevation, From Rooftop--looking Upward Copy Photograph Of Photogrammetric Plate Lc-habs-gs05-t-1736-110l.

HB629803
North Side Elevation--level Copy Photograph Of Photogrammetric Plate Lc-habs-gs05-t-1736-111l.

HB629804
North Side Elevation--inclined Copy Photograph Of Photogrammetric Plate Lc-habs-gs05-t-1736-112l.


Data Pages


Drawings


Photo Caption Pages


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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