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7 edition of Monticello in Measured Drawings found in the catalog.

Monticello in Measured Drawings

by William L. Beiswanger

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Published by The University of North Carolina Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Residential buildings, domestic buildings,
  • Monticello (Va.),
  • General,
  • Architecture,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Measured drawing,
  • Virginia,
  • Historic buildings,
  • Domestic,
  • Museums, Tours, Points of Interest,
  • Architecture / General,
  • Jefferson, Thomas,
  • Monticello,
  • Albemarle County,
  • 1743-1826,
  • Designs and plans,
  • Homes and haunts,
  • Jefferson, Thomas,

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDaniel P. Jordan (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8684341M
    ISBN 101882886097
    ISBN 109781882886098
    OCLC/WorldCa40061232

    May 6, - Thomas Jefferson's first plans were for a Palladian style 8 room farm house changed to the brick Monticello that visitors now see. See more ideas about Thomas jefferson, Jefferson monticello and pins. Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson, located in south-central Virginia, U.S., about 2 miles (3 km) southeast of Charlottesville. Constructed between and , it is one of the finest examples of the early Classical Revival style in the United States. Monticello was designated a World.

    Jefferson didn't have an architectural mentor -- he was self-taught by European masters' drawings and essays on structural design. If we think of Jefferson as an artist, we can consider Monticello his self-portrait. The house reflects his ideas about order and style as . Monticello is the only private home in the United States that has been designated a World Heritage Site. From to , a team of architects from the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) painstakingly created a collection of measured drawings of Monticello. These drawings are now kept at the Library of Congress.

      For the actual architectural plans, the LaPlantes consulted Monticello in Measured Drawings, a book of plans compiled directly from the Historic American Buildings most of the exterior of Mr. Blake’s Monticello conforms to Mr. Jefferson’s original, only some of the interior retains the Jeffersonian touch, including the dining room, tea room, main foyer and hall and the use of. Monticello is the primary plantation of Thomas Jefferson, who inherited it. He was the principal author of the United States Declaration of Independence, third President of the United States, and founder of the University Of d just outside Charlottesville, Virginia in the Piedmont region, the plantation was originally 5, acres, with extensive cultivation of tobacco and mixed.


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