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davis, alexander jackson

American architect, designer, draftsman, and illustrator who was best known for his innovative, picturesque country houses. He helped establish the familiar type of American rural house in the "carpenter Gothic" style of the mid-19th century.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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