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Pumpelly Studio

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The Pumpelly Studio is the principal surviving house on the former summer estate of geologist Raphael Pumpelly. Located off Snow Hill Road in Dublin, New Hampshire, the studio was designed by Walter Atherton and Pumpelly's daughter Margarita "Daisy" Pumpelly Smyth and built in 1912. It was built adjacent to Pumpelly's summer house, a large Shingle style structure that was built in 1883 and burned in 1922. The studio was built of steel and concrete, in part because it was intended to house Pumpelly's papers; these were lost when the main house burned. Notable visitors to the Pumpelly estate included dancer Martha Graham, who summered there in 1924. The studio is a one-story stucco house with a red tiled roof. It has Romanesque arched windows and porch details, and has historic and archaeological items embedded in its walls. It is set high on the hill overlooking Dublin Pond.


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