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c. 1914–1917, Wilson Eyre and John Gilbert McIlvaine. 1401 10th St.
  • (Photograph by Matthew Aungst)

The half-timbered, Tudor Revival home with two prominent gables was illustrated in Architectural Forum (August 1919), and drawings survive at the University of Pennsylvania. Owner Frank G. Tallman came to Wilmington in 1905 as a DuPont executive and assembled a nationally famous collection of Lincoln memorabilia, now at the University of Delaware. The rough-faced brick used on the dwelling was a recent innovation of English-born mason Edward L. Johnson, who came to Wilmington in 1868 and trained as a journeyman bricklayer under builder Thomas B. Hizar.

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W. Barksdale Maynard


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W. Barksdale Maynard, "Mauchline", [Wilmington, Delaware], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Delaware

Buildings of Delaware, W. Barksdale Maynard. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2008, 132-132.

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