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Oaklands, William Cunard's Residence, Halifax

Italianate or Italian Villa style buildings, 1840-1885, include the following characteristics:

- wood, brick construction
- 2 storey tall tower or campanile
- all have low pitched roofs, "L "shaped plans, gable roofs, square shaped hipped roofs, many include cupolas, all have deeply over hanging decorative eaves
- centred or off-centre doorway asymmetrical facade, often including porches on the ground floor and balconies on the second

Date: [186-]

Photographer: Notman Studio

Reference: Notman Studio Nova Scotia Archives accession no. 1983-310 no. 50203

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