The Resource Residence for Mr. A. L. Sharp, N. W. Cor. Grove Ave. and Park St., (architectural drawing)

Residence for Mr. A. L. Sharp, N. W. Cor. Grove Ave. and Park St., (architectural drawing)

Label
Residence for Mr. A. L. Sharp, N. W. Cor. Grove Ave. and Park St., ca. 1904-1905.
Title
Residence for Mr. A. L. Sharp, N. W. Cor. Grove Ave. and Park St.
Inclusive dates
ca. 1904-1905.
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These four drawing depict elevations, plans, and details for a Queen Anne style townhome for Richmond merchant, Arthur L. Sharp. Marion J. Dimmock also designed a home for Sharp's business partner, E. Warren Evans (LVA Accession 36654)
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
  • Revised
Biographical or historical data
Marion Johnson Dimmock was born in Portsmouth, Virginia in 1824 and moved to Richmond in 1833. He served in the Confederate Army, attaining the rank of captain. He became one of the most prolific Virginia architects in the period 1870-1900. Among his more prominent commissions during this period were the Confederate Memorial Chapel (1887), a hotel in Elkton, Virginia (1890), Richmond Chamber of Commerce Building (1891-1892), Mortuary Chapel in Hollywood Cemetery (1897-1898), and an addition to the State Library Building (Dimmock & Lee, 1908).
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Residence for Mr. A. L. Sharp, N. W. Cor. Grove Ave. and Park St., (architectural drawing)
Note
  • Located in the LVA General Architectural Files Collection, Folder 10
  • This project and fourteen others were originally cataloged in one record (Accession 36481). All are now cataloged individually
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  • The Library of Virginia
Dimensions
55 x 86 cm. and smaller.
Extent
4 sheets
Immediate source of acquisition
Donor information unavailable.
Materials
36656
Other physical details
pencil, pen and ink on paper
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001503219
Representative fraction of scale
Scale : 1/4 in. equals 1 ft.
Terms governing use
All requests for reproduction of architectural drawings must be made through the Library of Virginia Photo Services Department.

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