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Annapolis Maryland Blog Photograph • Light Snow Accents a 1920 Queen Anne Style Eastport Residence • Monday January 9th 2017

Light Snow Accents a 1920 Queen Anne Style Eastport Residence in Annapolis Maryland January 9th 2017

Eastlake Style Influences as Well

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Alas the sun managed to appear only briefly earlier this morning breaking through the grey cloud cover over the Eastport peninsula here in Annapolis Maryland for less than a half hour at best. Reminders of Saturday’s snowfall could be seen in neighborhood yards, along

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Annapolis Maryland Blog Photograph • Mr. Hodges Circa 1880 Italianate Style Front Door Is Actually Quite Elaborate • Tuesday June 28th 2016

Mr. Hodges Circa 1880 Italianate Style Front Door in Annapolis Maryland June 28th 2016

Surmounted with an Arched Pediment

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I know that at first sight today’s featured photograph is simply of an old door on a house in Annapolis Maryland. True yet upon closer examination it’s actually quite an elaborate one indeed. As a matter of fact there are a number of details

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Annapolis Maryland Blog Photograph • Commodore Waddell’s Eastlake Movement Influenced Late 19th Century Porch • Saturday May 28th 2016

Commodore Waddell's Eastlake School influenced Late 19th Century Porch in Annapolis Maryland May 28th 2016

Victorian and American Architectural Styles

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Over the course of many years walking past the above pictured Historic District porch I on occasion would find myself engaged in an internal debate, the topic being determining its applicable architectural style. Perhaps for those familiar with 18th, 19th and early 20th century

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Annapolis Maryland Blog Photograph – 19th Century American Queen Anne Style Oriel Window Set Beneath an Ornate Gable – Tuesday March 1st 2016

An 1887 American Queen Anne Style Oriel Window Set Beneath A Gable End in Annapolis Maryland March 1st 2016

The Sun Emerges From Behind a Gable

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There are quite a few architectural and detail elements visible on today’s Annapolis photograph of the day beginning with the building’s overall American Queen Anne and Eastlake Movement style. The house itself was built in 1887 for a gentleman on staff at

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Annapolis Maryland Blog Photograph – Artistic Influenced Millwork and the Simple Colors of an Eastlake Style Porch – Wednesday January 13th 2016

A View Across an Eastlake School Style Porch in the Eastport District of Annapolis Maryland January 13th 2016

Late Victorian Queen Anne

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Certainly unique in the Eastport District of Annapolis is this, what I believe to be, Eastlake influenced porch. Considered to be a subset of late Victorian era Queen Anne architecture the Eastlake style often features artistically conceived exterior millwork accents – think gingerbread like, painted

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Annapolis Maryland Blog Photograph – Late 19th Century Victorian Influences On The Commodore Waddell House – Monday November 2nd 2015

The Circa 1822 Commodore Waddell House On College Avenue In Annapolis Maryland November 2nd 2015

Queen Anne & Eastlake School Architecture

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The Commodore Waddell House, on College Avenue in Annapolis Maryland, represents a variety of late 19th century Victorian architectural styles. One James Iredell Waddell constructed this residence in 1882 after an accomplished career as a Naval officer – USNA Class of 1841, in

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Annapolis Maryland Blog Photograph – 19th Century English Queen Anne Architecture Is Said To Have Influenced Frank Lloyd Wright – Tuesday August 4th 2015

A 19th Century English Queen Anne and Eastlake Style Window In Annapolis Maryland August 4th 2015

A Multitude Of Architectural Styles

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One of the great things about Annapolis architecture is there is such a variety of it to be appreciated and one can always learn new things about it. As an aside I believe that the majority of any newly discovered architectural or design elements

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