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Exterior - Elbert Hubbard-Roycroft Museum

Built:

1910

Architect:

William Roth, a Roycroft architect

Style:

Bungalow


The entire Roycroft campus has the highest possible historic designation: National Historic Landmark.

The nomination for listing on the National Register of Historic Places, containing text and illustrations, is online. Go to Document Imaging for National Register. Click on "Basic Criteria" and scroll down to "County - Erie." Then, click on "Results."



Bungalow feature: 1 1/2 story house



Bungalow feature: Stone foundation veranda



Large gable over main portion of the house               Exterior brick chimney



Shed roof supported by rafter tails               Dormer  Arts & Crafts style  ribbon windows



Bungalow feature: Widely overhanging eaves with unenclosed rafter tails  which usually are painted.



Typical Arts & Crafts style  small-pane sash



Arts & Crafts style  bay window


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Arts & Crafts style pergola features rafter tails



Rix Jennings Memorial Bench.

The house is set amidst Arts and Crafts-period gardens, and the surviving central section of a sculpture, Magna Mater, is displayed in one of them. This sculpture panel, initially set out on the lawn next to the Roycroft Inn, was commissioned about 1912 by Hubbard and his second wife, Alice, and is the work of an English artist named Katherine Maltwood who, like Alice Hubbard, was a feminist and suffragist.




"Magna Mater:




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Photos and their arrangement 2002 Chuck LaChiusa
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