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McIntire

[mak-in-tahyuh r] /ˈmæk ɪnˌtaɪər/
noun
1.
Samuel, 1757–1811, U.S. architect and woodcarver.
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  • This is particularly noticeable in the balustrades, probably McIntire's work.

    Historic Homes Mary H. Northend
  • "We must go to the McIntire garrison house some day," continued Clare.

    Brenda's Ward Helen Leah Reed
  • When McIntire arrived, cheering his men forward on foot, the rebels broke in confusion and fled.

    Campfire and Battlefield

    Rossiter Johnson
  • Not only outside the house but inside as well, one comes across McIntire's wonderful carving.

    Historic Homes Mary H. Northend
  • The mantel is one of McIntire's best, the central feature being a basket of flowers with festooned ornamentations on either side.

    Historic Homes Mary H. Northend
  • Many of the fireplaces are particularly fine, as McIntire has taken special pains to give good samples of his work.

    Historic Homes Mary H. Northend
  • They represent different designs of McIntire, in some cases showing baskets, in some flowers, and in others garlands.

    Historic Homes Mary H. Northend
  • Upon the chimneypieces, not only in this room but also in the several others, it would seem as if McIntire had put his best work.

    Historic Homes Mary H. Northend
  • The wound which McIntire had received proved fatal to him on the 22nd of this month.

  • Having fallen upon the trail of McIntire, they pursued it for some distance, and at length overtook him.

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