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Title
[James Wesley Calkins home]
Creator
Rea, W. J
Date Created and/or Issued
1880
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
1998-0320.
View of two-story home with three-story tower on left side; man standing on pediment over lower story window, working on second story window; another man on the roof; two sets of chimneys on roof; rectangular and arched windows; balustrades around porch and under tower windows; ornate details around roof.
Built for James Wesley Calkins in 1878 or 1880; owned by Thomas J.P. and Georgiana Lacy around turn of the century; finally purchased in 1923 by University Club of Santa Barbara who extensively remodeled the building, changing the house from Victorian-style to Spanish-Colonial Revival style. Building has been variously called - Calkin's Castle, Lacy House, Riviera Mansion. Located at 1332 Santa Barbara Street.
Type
image
Format
Unmediated
Sheet
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 photgraphic print : cabinet card ; 4 1/4 x 6 1/2 in.
Identifier
(C)001377338CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVV-0559
Language
English
Subject
Calkins, John Wesley--Homes and haunts--Photographs
Lacy, Thomas J.P.--Homes and haunts--Photographs
Mansions--California--Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Cabinet photographs
Place
California
Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara (Calif.)

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