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Catalog Number 86.053.7
Object Name Oil on Beaver Board
Description Copley/Phillips House, 2501 Broadway. Realistic rendering of the front part of a house in Galveston located at the southwest corner of 25th and Broadway.

Built 1915 Destroyed 1/13/1956 (a gas station was put on the lot) Built for George Noble Copley (GDN12/22/55 article says by a "famous New York architect") who came to Galveston with Goodheart &Bates as secretary-treasurer during the grade-raising in 1906. On April 21,1909 he married Eveline Goggan. The family lived at the home for about a year and a half, at which point it was sold to Thomas and Daisy Clark Philips who owned the house until may 1955 when Mary E. McCowan (56th District Court Reporter) purchased the home. She then sold it to American Oil Co. who demolished the house to put in a service station. See GDN 12/22/55. 11/27/55GTHC vertical file on George Noble (in our research file), and insurance records
Date 1920
Artist John, Grace Spaulding
Accession number 86.53
Made John, Grace Spaulding
Makers mark Grace Spaulding 1920
Title Copley/Phillips House
Material Oil on Beaver Board