John W. Bush/ Ganson Depew House - Table of Contents

2013 photos
Parlor, Dining room, Solarium - John W. Bush House
AKA Ganson Depew House
165 Summer St., Buffalo, NY

Front parlor  ......................    Dining room  ......................  Back solarium

Front parlor, originally - for guests


Front parlor



Front parlor
Hexagonal tiles originally would been the practical flooring for plants in the front bay window



Front parlor
Lighting conditions make the paint color seem off white



Front parlor
Note pediment and shoulders in window surround



Front parlor



Front parlor
Colonial Revival style fireplace



Front parlor
Mantle, frieze, and column, and fireplace surround



Front parlor
Frieze: Urn between the dentil molding above and the fluted molding below



Front parlor
Urn with bellflowers decorates the end of the frieze between the dentil molding above and the fluted frieze below ... Column capital is Tuscan with decorative paterae ... Fluted Greek style shaft ... Corner block with rosette in fireplace surround

Dining room details
Dining room, originally - for guests and special family dinners



Dining room
Rococo Revival marble fireplace



Dining room
Rococo Revival marble fireplace: shell



Dining room
Rococo Revival marble fireplace



Dining room
Rococo Revival marble fireplace: shell and acanthus leaves in spandrel


Dining room
Top of mirror above the fireplace



Dining room
Rococo Revival mirror detail: ribbons around torches



Dining room
Bay window



Dining room
Note shoulders in surround


Back solarium


Solarium
Note identical floor tiles to the front solarium



Solarium
Reinforced plaster Renaissance Revival fireplace



Solarium
Egg-and-dart molding ... Scrolling acanthus plants and birds in frieze ... Bead-and-reel molding below frieze ... Acanthus leaf decorates top of supporting column ... Column foliated panel



Solarium
Egg-and-dart molding ... Scrolling acanthus plants and birds in frieze



Solarium
Acanthus leaf decorates top of supporting column ... Column panel decorated by urn with plant


Solarium
Acanthus leaf decorates top of supporting column



Solarium
Marble fountain ... Note sconce (detail below)



Solarium
Rococo Revival marble fountain



Solarium
Rococo Revival marble fountain: Facing C scrolls ... Neptune(?)



Solarium
Rococo Revival marble fountain: C scrolls ... Neptune ... Banner: "Gloria in Excelsis Deo" - Glory to God in the Highest



Solarium
Sconce



Special thanks to owner Stephen Townsend for his cooperation in 2013

Photos and their arrangement 2013 Chuck LaChiusa
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