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Huebener Brick no. 24 Holmes House, Mill Street
Huebener Brick no. 24 Holmes House
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 The Holmes House seems to have been located at the corner of Mill Street and Houghton Street.



The Edward A. Huebener collection of over 100 bricks originally collected by Mr. Huebener exhibits brick paintings of the houses from which the bricks came. The bricks have upon them painted scenes of (mostly) old Dorchester houses and landmarks. To see a list of all the bricks, choose the term Architecture in the list at the left of the screen and choose the first subsection -- the Edward A. Huebener Brick Collection and scroll to the bottom of that page to see icons for all the bricks.



Drawing used as a model for the brick painting
Holmes House drawing
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 This drawing was either used as a model for the brick painting, or, possibly, it was a sketch by the brick artist prior to painting the brick.

Location
Map detail 1858 Holmes House
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 The 1858 Walling map of Norfolk County shows a house owned by E. Holmes at the corner of Mill Street and what is now Houghton Street.

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Here are some images from the Atheneum archive related to this topic. Click on any of these images to open a slideshow of all 18 images.
Preston House, 32 Mill Street21 Mill Street33 Mill Street44 Mill Street
20 Mill StreetHuebener Brick no. 24 Holmes House31 Mill StreetHenry Noyce House
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Created: May 27, 2008   Modified: April 14, 2011