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Architectural drawing of Painter house baluster

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2011-09-0

Scope and Contents

Architectural drawing of Painter house baluster (2011-09-0) is a measured drawing on brown paper by Edw. J. Litwin in 1961.  The baluster is in the museum collection.  The Painter House was built circa 1684 and moved from West Haven, Connecticut to Litchfield.


  • Created: 1961
  • Other: Date acquired: 05/02/2011


Biographical or Historical Information

Edward J. Litwin of Litchfield, Connecticut was born in Brookfield, Connecticut on January 26, 1921, to Tekla and Peter Litwin.  He served in the U.S. Army Air Force in WW II. as a captain in the 8th Air Force Division in England.  He was self employed in early American house restorations and worked on the Tapping Reeve Law School. He was married to Frances (Makahon) Litwin and died March 23, 2012.

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Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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P.O. Box 385
Litchfield CT 06759
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