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Missouri Queen Anne

Victorian Photo Gallery: Queen Anne Houses


This house in Independence, Missouri was built in 1888 for T.J. Watson, a retired physician who served as a surgeon on General Grant's staff in the Civil War.
Brick Queen Anne with terra-cotta ornaments

1888 Queen Anne house in Independence, Missouri

Photo © John Goold
The red brick Queen Anne residence contains fine terra-cotta ornaments in stylized leaf shapes. The Victorian house is also distinguished by its conical roofed tower with fish-scale slate shingles, which extends from the second level to the attic, and by cut-brick chimneys.

Learn more about the Queen Anne style:
Queen Anne: Reigning Style of the Industrial Age >>

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