Photo, Print, Drawing Wayne County Courthouse, Courthouse Square, Richmond, Wayne County, IN
About this Item
- Wayne County Courthouse, Courthouse Square, Richmond, Wayne County, IN
- Contributor Names
- Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
- McLaughlin, James W
- Jandoli, Liz, transmitter
- Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana, sponsor
- Bruegmann, Robert, historian
- Boucher, Jack E., photographer
- Karp, Mort, field team supervisor
- Cigliano, Jan E., editor
- Created / Published
- Documentation compiled after 1933
- Subject Headings
- - courthouses
- - Richardsonian Romanesque architectural elements
- - Indiana -- Wayne County -- Richmond
- - Significance: The Wayne County Courthouse is one of Indiana's most imposing 19th century courthouses, and is a handsome example of Richardsonian Romanesque architecture. It is massively scaled with rock-faced stone walls, rounded arches, and steeply pitched multiple gable roofs. The structure was designed by prominent Midwest architect James McLaughlin of Cincinnati. McLaughlin designed many of Cincinnati's most distinguished late 19th century buildings, including the courthouse, public library and art museum. The courthouse was constructed of excellent materials and embellished with hand-crafted glass windows, wall frescoes, and wooden and stone carvings. Although the structure is predominantly monochromatic, the interplay of surface textures creates an appearance of diversity. Some of the original interior flavor has been lost with the removal of frescoing and original light fixtures, but much of the woodwork and original furniture remain, lending to its overall character. The Courthouse remains one of the Midwest's most impressive 19th century commercial buildings.
- - Survey number: HABS IN-115
- - Building/structure dates: ca. 1893 Initial Construction
- Photo(s): 29
- Color Transparencies: 2
- Data Page(s): 11
- Photo Caption Page(s): 1
- Call Number/Physical Location
- HABS IND,89-RICH,3-
- Source Collection
- Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- Control Number
- Rights Advisory
- No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html
- Online Format
- Photo(s): 29 | Color Transparencies: 2 | Data Page(s): 11 | Photo Caption Page(s): 1
FormatPhoto, Print, Drawing
ContributorsBoucher, Jack E.
Cigliano, Jan E.
Historic American Buildings Survey
Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana
McLaughlin, James W
Richardsonian Romanesque Architectural Elements
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Chicago citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, James W McLaughlin, Sponsor Historic Landmarks Foundation Of Indiana, Robert Bruegmann, and Mort Karp, Boucher, Jack E, photographer. Wayne County Courthouse, Courthouse Square, Richmond, Wayne County, IN. Indiana Richmond Wayne County, 1933. editeds by Cigliano, Jan E.Itor Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/in0095/. (Accessed October 23, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, C., McLaughlin, J. W., Historic Landmarks Foundation Of Indiana, S., Bruegmann, R. & Karp, M., Boucher, J. E., photographer, Cigliano, J. E. I., ed. (1933) Wayne County Courthouse, Courthouse Square, Richmond, Wayne County, IN. Indiana Richmond Wayne County, 1933. Documentation Compiled After. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/in0095/.
MLA citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, et al., photographer by Boucher, Jack E. Wayne County Courthouse, Courthouse Square, Richmond, Wayne County, IN. ed by Cigliano, Jan E.Itor Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/in0095/>.