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Wharton Esherick House & Studio, 1520 Horsehoe Trail, Malvern, Chester County, PA

Wharton Esherick House & Studio, 1520 Horsehoe Trail, Malvern, Chester County, PA

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Summary

Significance: Wharton Esherick was, in the words of a 1970 survey, "the undisputed dean of American craftsman." Starting in 1926 Esherick spent forty years handcrafting additions and alterations to the buildings on this property. The resulting structures combine with his interior furnishings to display his talents in sculpture, furniture making, and architecture. This property is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Survey number: HABS PA-6034
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 73001615

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Price, Virginia B, transmitter
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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

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