Photo, Print, Drawing DETAIL OF SPIRAL STAIRWAY - Captain Charles L. Shrewsbury House, 301 West First Street (High & Poplar Streets), Madison, Jefferson County, IN Photos from Survey HABS IN-8
About this Item
- Captain Charles L. Shrewsbury House, 301 West First Street (High & Poplar Streets), Madison, Jefferson County, IN
- Contributor Names
- Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
- Shrewsbury, Charles Lewis
- Costigan, Francis J
- Windle, John
- Shewsbury, Ellen Woodburn
- Woodburn, John
- Woodburn, Mary M. Wayman
- Wyatt, Mary Shewsbury
- Wyatt, Eleanor
- Walker, Harry Baldwin
- Walker, Lucy Rogers
- Walker, Coleman Rogers
- Walker, Elisabeth Crump
- Windle, Ann Steinbrecher
- Mackrell & Richardson
- Cornelius & Baker
- Jandoli, Liz, transmitter
- RATIO Architects, Inc., consultant
- Historic Madison Inc., sponsor
- Ross, Benjamin L, architect
- Boyce, Kenneth M, landscape architect
- Kroll, David, project manager
- Parker, Wilson B., historian
- Foltz, Herbert W., district officer
- Cigliano, Jan E., historian
- Rotsch, Melvin M., project manager
- Albers, John G., field team
- Lynch, Bruce E., field team
- Moriarity, H. T., field team
- Szubski, John M., field team
- Dole, Philip, architectural historian
- Created / Published
- Documentation compiled after 1933
- Subject Headings
- - houses
- - galleries & museums
- - brick buildings
- - domestic life
- - spiral stairs
- - Greek Revival architectural elements
- - Indiana -- Jefferson County -- Madison
- Latitude / Longitude
- - Significance: The Shrewsbury house was designed by Madison architect Francis Costigan (1810-1865) and erected 1846-49. It is a stunning work of nineteenth century classical architecture. The structure's rectilinear outlines are refined by a one-story portico framing the garden entry, supported by a pair of fluted columns with corn stalk capitals and a boldly proportioned entablature. Articulating the low-pitched hip roof is a wide denticulated cornice and a frieze pierced by evenly spaced attic windows. The interior double parlors possess an atmosphere of delicate elegance, created by elaborate ceiling trim and Corinthian columns defining the division between the parlors, molded in an ancanthus leaf design. Captain Shrewsbury was a wealthy shipping merchant, principally involved with the Ohio River packing industry.
- - Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-8
- - Survey number: HABS IN-8
- - Building/structure dates: 1846-1849 Initial Construction
- - Building/structure dates: after. 1920- before. 1929 Subsequent Work
- - Building/structure dates: ca. 1971 Subsequent Work
- - Building/structure dates: ca. 1948- ca. 1949 Subsequent Work
- - Building/structure dates: 2011 Subsequent Work
- - National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 94001190
- Photo(s): 17
- Color Transparencies: 2
- Measured Drawing(s): 16
- Data Page(s): 63
- Photo Caption Page(s): 3
- Call Number/Physical Location
- HABS IND,39-MAD,1-
- Source Collection
- Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- Control Number
- Rights Advisory
- No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html
- Online Format
- Photo(s): 17 | Color Transparencies: 2 | Measured Drawing(s): 16 | Data Page(s): 63 | Photo Caption Page(s): 3
FormatPhoto, Print, Drawing
ContributorsAlbers, John G.
Boyce, Kenneth M
Cigliano, Jan E.
Cornelius & Baker
Costigan, Francis J
Foltz, Herbert W.
Historic American Buildings Survey
Historic Madison Inc
Lynch, Bruce E.
Mackrell & Richardson
Moriarity, H. T.
Ratio Architects, Inc
Ross, Benjamin L
Rotsch, Melvin M.
Shewsbury, Ellen Woodburn
Shrewsbury, Charles Lewis
Szubski, John M.
Walker, Coleman Rogers
Walker, Elisabeth Crump
Walker, Harry Baldwin
Walker, Lucy Rogers
Windle, Ann Steinbrecher
Woodburn, Mary M. Wayman
Wyatt, Mary Shewsbury
Galleries & Museums
Greek Revival Architectural Elements
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Chicago citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, Charles Lewis Shrewsbury, Francis J Costigan, John Windle, Ellen Woodburn Shewsbury, John Woodburn, Mary M. Wayman Woodburn, et al. Captain Charles L. Shrewsbury House, 301 West First Street High & Poplar Streets, Madison, Jefferson County, IN. Indiana Jefferson County Madison, 1933. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/in0131/. (Accessed September 21, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, C., Shrewsbury, C. L., Costigan, F. J., Windle, J., Shewsbury, E. W., Woodburn, J. [...] Dole, P. (1933) Captain Charles L. Shrewsbury House, 301 West First Street High & Poplar Streets, Madison, Jefferson County, IN. Indiana Jefferson County Madison, 1933. Documentation Compiled After. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/in0131/.
MLA citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, et al. Captain Charles L. Shrewsbury House, 301 West First Street High & Poplar Streets, Madison, Jefferson County, IN. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/in0131/>.