Alvah Townsend House, c. 1950-60s
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- This undated photograph shows Alvah Townsend's Georgian mansion, now 597 Mount Pleasant Road. Townsend built this mansion in 1848 after amassing considerable wealth in the carriage making business. The house was built by the same builders as Cooke's "Brucefield" mansion; Townsend was reportedly annoyed by the house's straight staircase, as he had requested a winding staircase in the same style as Brucefield's. The front porch may have been a later addition. The house was later owned by Dr. Duncan Marquis.
This photograph was provided by Linda Guest.
- This photograph was probably taken in the 1950s-60s because of the three-line "KODAK / VELOX / PAPER" watermark on the back.
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- [ca. 1950s or 1960s]
Width: 8.9 cm
Height: 9.1 cm
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- Photograph provided by Linda Guest
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- Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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