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Annapolis Maryland Blog Photograph • The First House on Conduit Street of US Naval Academy Bandleader Charles Zimmermann • Sunday February 26th 2017

The First House on Conduit Street of US Naval Academy Bandleader Charles Zimmermann in Annapolis Maryland February 26th 2017

Circa 1880 Vernacular Federal Architecture

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Noted United States Naval Academy Bandleader Charles Zimmermann early taste in American Queen Anne architecture is somewhat evident here on the first house on Conduit Street where he and his family would live in Annapolis. Yes one can see the ornate red painted brackets

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Annapolis Maryland Blog Photograph • Fish Scale Shingles Adorn the Facade of the c1878 Alexander Randall House • Wednesday February 22nd 2017

Fish Scale Shingles Adorn the Facade of the c1878 Alexander Randall House in Annapolis Maryland February 22nd 2017

More Stick Style than English Queen Anne

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Mr. Alexander Randall’s circa 1878 brick duplex facing the Maryland State House features three somewhat related architectural styles. Mr. Randall’s house has been classified in previous historical building surveys as representative of the English Queen Anne Revival style. However in my opinion

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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 • An Abundance of Windows on a Circa 1890 Victorian Queen Anne House • Saturday December 31st 2016

An Abundance of Windows on a Circa 1890 Victorian Queen Anne House in Annapolis Maryland December 31st 2016

Twenty One Across the Front

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As another year of photographing the historical buildings, natural surroundings and waterfront settings of Annapolis draws to a close I set off on my final walk of 2016 earlier in the day. Winter is now at hand so the starkness of the near empty

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Annapolis Maryland Blog Photograph • Autumn Reflections in the Windows of an 1890s Victorian Queen Anne Dormer • Wednesday November 16th 2016

Autumn Reflections in the Windows of an 1890s Victorian Dormer in Annapolis Maryland November 16th 2016

An Abundance of Colors Along the Roof

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Certainly this is one autumn influenced photograph of mine that needs little annotation for the moment was right, as was the angle of the morning sunlight’s reflection in the windows of this round head style 1890s dormer. Yes all in all it

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Annapolis Maryland Blog Photograph • Golden Autumn Hues and 1880 Craftsman Style on an Overcast Day • Thursday October 27th 2016

Golden Autumn Hues and 1880 American Craftsman Style on an Overcast Day in Annapolis Maryland October 27th 2016

Queen Anne Design Accents

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Isn’t it interesting how the remaining golden hued foliage on this tree blends in so well with the similarly colored wood plank siding of this Annapolis c1880 American Craftsman style house? Actually though the house also has a few noticeable Queen Anne design features that

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Annapolis Maryland Blog Photograph • The c1890 Queen Anne Style Charles Zimmerman House Under a Cloudy Morning Sky • Saturday July 30th 2016

The c1890 Queen Anne Style Zimmerman House Under a Cloudy Morning Sky in Annapolis Maryland July 30th 2016

An Era When Craftsmen Were Also Artists

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Certainly not many late 19th century Annapolis residences exude such a sense of craftsmanship or the executed vision of its architect as does today’s featured Historic District house. Built for US Naval Academy bandmaster and composer Charles Zimmerman in the mid 1890’s,

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