The Resource Residence of Mr. T.H. Ellett, (architectural drawing)

Residence of Mr. T.H. Ellett, (architectural drawing)

Label
Residence of Mr. T.H. Ellett, ca. 1890.
Title
Residence of Mr. T.H. Ellett
Inclusive dates
ca. 1890.
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This sheet is taken from Volume 1, Number 10 of the Southern Architect, August 1890. It shows the residence of local feed dealer T. H. Ellett at 807 West Franklin Street, Richmond, VA. In 1887, Ellett commissioned local architect Marion J. Dimmock to design the Richardsonian Romanesque style townhome. The printed illustration shows a section, front elevation, and floor plans for the home
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Action
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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 of Mr. T.H. Ellett, (architectural drawing)
Note
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  • The Library of Virginia
Dimensions
20 x 32 cm.
Extent
1 sheet
Immediate source of acquisition
Richardson, Selden
Other physical details
printed illustration
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001502865
Representative fraction of scale
Scale 1 in.equals 4 ft.

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