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Benjamin, Asherlocked

(b Hartland, CT, June 15, 1773; d Springfield, MA, July 26, 1845).
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American architect and writer. Benjamin was one of the most influential architect–writers of the first half of the 19th century in the USA and was trained as a housewright in rural Connecticut between 1787 and 1794. Two of his earliest commissions, the carving of Ionic capitals (...

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