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Government House

Name: Government House
Address: 10  Kennedy Street     
Architect: Scott, Thomas Seaton
Date: 1883
Citation: Butterfield, David. If walls could talk: Manitoba's best buildings explored and explained. Winnipeg: Great Plains Publications, 2000.
Arch/FA NA 746 M3 B88 2000
Doolan, Maureen. Downtown Winnipeg's historic sites and monuments: an illustrated guide. Winnipeg: Parks and Recreation Dept., City Centre/Fort Rouge Community, 1980.
Arch/FA Ref FC 3396.18 D66 1980
Graham, John W. Guide to the architecture of Greater Winnipeg. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1960.
Arch/FA Reserve NA 747 W5 G7
Arch/FA Quick Reference
Links: http://www.virtual.heritagewinnipeg.com/vignettes/vignettes_126W.htm
http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/sites/
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Exterior: documentary photo, ca.1884

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Exterior: documentary photo of garden party, ca.1889

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Exterior: general view

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Exterior: general view

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Exterior: general view with Legislative building to the right

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Exterior: general view

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Exterior: general view

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Exterior: view with Legislative building in back

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Exterior: view along driveway

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Exterior: elevation with porch

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Interior: Royal Suite (bedroom), 2nd floor

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Interior: Royal Suite (bedroom), 2nd floor

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Interior: Royal Suite (bedroom), 2nd floor

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Interior: Royal Suite (bedroom), 2nd floor

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Interior: Royal Suite (bedroom), 2nd floor

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Interior: Royal Suite (bedroom), 2nd floor

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Interior: original fireplace in Royal Suite

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Interior: Renaissance Revival chairs outside Royal Suite

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Interior: original fireplace in aide's room

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Interior: aide's room, main floor

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Interior: aide's room, main floor

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Interior: aide's room, main floor

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Interior: ballroom (Assembly room)

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Interior: ballroom (Assembly room)

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Interior: contemporary kitchen, added in 1946 & renovated in 1972

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Interior: Lieutenant-Governor's study

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Interior: small dining room (original dining room)

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Interior: small dining room (original dining room)

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Interior: small dining room to state dining room

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Interior: state dining room, main floor

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Interior: small dining room (original dinning room)

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Interior: state dining room, serving table

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Interior: sunroom, added in 1963

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Interior: salon II (centre drawing room)

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Interior: salon III (rear drawing room)

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Interior: salon III (rear drawing room)

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Interior: view from vestibule into outer hall

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Detail: front entrance

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Detail: upper front facade, mansard roof

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Detail: entrance & lower front facade

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Detail: entrance with porch

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Detail: centre pavilion, round-headed dormers

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Detail: upper corner of front facade

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Detail: Victorian sofa, Empire/Regency substyle, in salon II

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Detail: section of sofa in salon III

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Detail: Louis XV Vitrine in salon III

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Detail: Rococo Revival chair

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Detail: scroll sofa by Duncan Phyfe

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Detail: claw foot (leg) on scroll sofa

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Detail: Victorian Gondola chair, salon II

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Detail: ribbon-back Chippendale arm chair

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Detail: view from vestibule into new entry

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Detail: E.W. Godwin chair (Mackintosh influence) in vestibule

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Detail: plaster leaf on doorway arch

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Detail: interior oak stairs

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Detail: skylight at top of interior oak stairs

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Detail: looking down into inner hall

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Detail: original humidifier at bottom of stairs

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Detail: pier mirror in inner hall

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Detail: Late Victorian original sideboard

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Detail: Elizabethan Revival chair

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Detail: wood carving on Elizabethan Revival chair

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Detail: wood carving on Elizabethan Revival chair

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Detail: "Westminster Eight Bells" grandfather clock, ca.1870

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Detail: engraved brass or bronze door hinge

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Detail: engraved brass or bronze door hinge

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Detail: engraved principal door handle

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Detail: engraved secondary door handle

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Detail: servants' call bell on main floor

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Detail: carved woodwork

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Detail: carved woodwork

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Detail: ceramic sculpture of "Emmett" by Joe Fafard

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Detail: Chippendale table & chair legs

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Detail: arm chair in Royal bedroom

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Detail: interior controlled window shutter

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Detail: medallion plaster cast ceiling light fixture

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Detail: porch addition (ca.1903) in 1905 photograph

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Detail: historical Manitoban plaque

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Detail: greenhouse (photo taken 1999)

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Detail: greenhouse addition, 1963

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Detail: greenhouse addition, 1963

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Ground floor plan

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Section: interior side elevation

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Front elevation diagram