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Catalog Number 001.74.774
Object Name Drawing, Architectural
Scope & Content Plans and elevations for a house for Mrs. Abram Hewitt.
NB. similar plans are marked "Villa at Bar Harbor for Mrs. Jones". These are attached to a wooden stick originally for storage by architect.
Ink and pencil on linen. Nice rendered elevations.

2012 exhibit text:
Reverie Cove
Villa for Mrs. John Davies Jones
Bar Harbor, ME, 1892
Ink on linen


The Gerrish Collection, MDI Historical Society

This cottage was an early significant commission for Savage. This very large revival style house originally had a tile roof and stucco exterior and is located on the shore in Bar Harbor.

These elevations contrast each other. The entry facade (land side) is more formally rendered; note the windows, while the facade facing the water is rendered more playfully and cartoonish with an indication of curtains and drapes in the windows.
This technique reappears in other Savage elevation studies.

This cottage survives in Bar Harbor.

Creator Savage, Fred L.
Title Reverie Cove, Home for Mrs. Abram S. Hewitt, Bar Harbor, Me.
Collection Fred L. Savage Collection
Date not dated