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Photo, Print, Drawing Fred Albert house, Saint David, Maine; Ship's knee attic, Edmunston, New Brunswick

About this Item

Title

  • Fred Albert house, Saint David, Maine; Ship's knee attic, Edmunston, New Brunswick

Names

  • Marshall, Howard W. (Research team member)
  • Brassieur, C. Ray (Research team member)
  • Ornstein, Lisa (Research team member)
  • Whitman, David A., 1950- (Photographer)

Created / Published

  • Clair, New Brunswick; Edmunston, New Brunswick, June 26, 1991

Headings

  • -  Folklore--Maine
  • -  Folklore--New Brunswick
  • -  Photographs
  • -  Ethnography
  • -  Documentary photographs
  • -  Canada -- New Brunswick -- Madawaska County -- Clair
  • -  Canada -- New Brunswick -- Madawaska County -- Edmunston

Genre

  • Photographs
  • Ethnography
  • Documentary photographs

Notes

  • -  Index data: These images document the Fred Albert house, a restored midnineteenth century house in St. David, ME; 1, Top half of ship's knee in the attic, showing the heads of the drift pins used to fasten the knee to the top plate of the house. See MAP-DW-C014 for more slides and information; 2-3, Door from the house currently stored in the attic; the chamfered panels are a typical feature of Acadian woodworking; 4-5, Corner joinery and rafters in the attic. Most of the joinery is done with mortises and tenons and secured with wooden pegs. The large timbers forming the frame of the house are hand-hewn; 6-10, Door frame on the main floor; fine woodworking is a hallmark of Acadian construction; 11, Decorative painting on a wall; 12-14, First floor ceiling; this type of ceiling construction was often used by Acadian builders; These images are of scenes in Edmunston, New Brunswick; 15-16, Small market on the outskirts of the city; 17-18, Centre universitaire St-Louis-Maillet, a branch campus of the University of Moncton. The water in the foreground is the Madawaska River; 19-20, Carpet store in Edmunston; the sign, like many in this part of Canada, is in English and French.

Medium

  • 35 mm color slide

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1991/029: DW-C015
  • Field project identifier: MAP-DW-C015

Source Collection

  • Maine Acadian Cultural Survey collection (AFC 1991/029)

Repository

  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

Online Format

  • image

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Credit line: Maine Acadian Cultural Survey collection (AFC 1991/029), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Marshall, Howard W, C. Ray Brassieur, Lisa Ornstein, and David A Whitman. Fred Albert house, Saint David, Maine; Ship's knee attic, Edmunston, New Brunswick. New Brunswick Edmunston Madawaska County Clair Canada, 1991. Clair, New Brunswick; Edmunston, New Brunswick. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c015/.

APA citation style:

Marshall, H. W., Brassieur, C. R., Ornstein, L. & Whitman, D. A. (1991) Fred Albert house, Saint David, Maine; Ship's knee attic, Edmunston, New Brunswick. New Brunswick Edmunston Madawaska County Clair Canada, 1991. Clair, New Brunswick; Edmunston, New Brunswick. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c015/.

MLA citation style:

Marshall, Howard W, et al. Fred Albert house, Saint David, Maine; Ship's knee attic, Edmunston, New Brunswick. Clair, New Brunswick; Edmunston, New Brunswick. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1991029_dw_c015/>.