19th & Early 20th Century
Victorian & Revival Architecture

Gallery Three

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Front oblique elevation of a Gothic Revival museum, nicknamed the castle. Side elevation of an abandoned church. Corner view of a Queen Anne house, sometimes called the Carson the Younger House.  J. Milton's father was William Carson, who lived in the exuberant Victorian pile across the street. Front elevation of a mostly Queen Anne Victorian with an imposing tower.  This is the Newsom brother's (Samuel and Joseph Cather) best known work.
James Remwick
Smithsonian Institution
1855. Washington, D.C.
? Architect
? Church, 1870s
Ferndale, CA
S. & J. Newsom
J. Milton Carson House
1887. Eureka, CA
Rear elevation of the "castle". This was the original home of the Smithsonian Museum. Corner view of front and left side of a Carpenter Gothic Victorian church. Corner view of a Queen Anne home.  Originally designed by Samuel Newsom and built in San Francisco; it was destroyed in the 1906 earthquake and fire.  Mark Carter created this replica from some antique plans in 1981.
S. & J.C. Newsom
W. Carson House
1884-86. Eureka
Side elevation detail of one of the bays.
James Remwick
Smithsonian Institution
1855. Washington, D.C.
? Architect
? Church, 1870s
Ferndale, CA
S. Newsom & M. Carter
Carter House, 1884 &
1981. Eureka, CA
Oblique rear elevation. Built of red sandstone. Rear and side elevations Corner view of a very eclectic Victorian public building.  Described as Mission Revival when built, although it has an almost Baroque feel to it.
James Remwick
Smithsonian Institution
1855. Washington, D.C.
? Architect
? Church, 1870s
Ferndale, CA
Samuel Newsom
Town Hall, 1905
Gilroy, California
Samuel Newsom
Town Hall, 1905
Gilroy, California

"My precept to all who build is, that the owner should be an ornament to the house, and not the house to the owner."

- Cicero, from an unknown source.


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