2000 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Entry Significance: This is the only surviving outbuilding of Riversdale, an 1801 plantation house in Prince George's County, Maryland. Dendochronology of its timbers suggests t... More
Title devised by Library staff. Preliminary sketch on verso. Trimed to inside the puncture holes that were around the edges where paper was fastened to a board. Watermark: AMIES. Forms part of: John Rubens Smit... More
Title devised by Library staff. Preliminary sketch on verso. Includes puncture holes around the edges where paper was fastened to a board. Watermark with a large fleur de lis with W. Philadelphia Print Shop Inv... More
Significance: Erected after ca. 1845, the Corn Crib is an excellent, intact example of the types of outbuildings found on an average, well-developed early nineteenth century Chesapeake farmstead. As such, the C... More
Significance: The Carter House was built in 1830 by Fountain Branch Carter. At the time, the town of Franklin was small, and the house and farm were surrounded by a rural setting. The Federal style brick farm... More
Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 5090, no. 229. Purchase; G.V. Yudin; 1906. Forms part of: Yudin Collection (Library of Congress).
Photograph probably by G. H. Houghton, photographer of other photographs in this album and fellow resident of Mead's in Brattleboro, Vermont. Houghton worked as a photographer at Camp Griffin and in the Tidewat... More
Drawing shows the facades of two rowhouses, and the outbuildings behind the one on the left. The location is probably Washington, DC. Formerly DRWG/US - Gedney - 57. Gift, Ralph Gedney 1926 (DLC/PP-1926:R47019).
Photograph shows view of outbuilding designed by Richard Morris Hunt. Title devised by Library staff. Handwritten on verso: "[Mrs. Coles, Newport ... 12/4/76]." Gift; American Institute of Architects / American... More
On mount: N. G. Johnson, photographer, 426 7th St., Washington, D.C. Only authorized publisher of Mount Vernon Views. Title from item. Forms part of the Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.
Sketch shows a house and outbuildings from the side. Formerly DRWG/US - Gedney - 62. Incribed on verso: Environs of Washington about 1880. More finished version of this image: DRWG/US - Gedney, no. 11 (AA size)... More
In album (disbound): Negro life in Georgia, U.S.A., compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 3, no. 266. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in ... More
Significance: Largely the product of early twentieth century construction, the Blacksmith Shop, while still containing its forge, is the least substantially built of the Cherry Walk outbuildings. It remains, ho... More
Site History. House Architecture: Grosvenor Atterbury, 1895. Landscape: Adleine Sherman (Mrs. Frank Bestow) Wiborg. Other: The house was on 600 acres between Hook Pond and the Atlantic Ocean. Today: House and g... More
Photograph shows wooden buildings and fenced yards at Dr. Jett's farm in Falmouth, Virginia. Title from item. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Original negative: LC-J7-VA-2822
Site History. House Architecture: Originally built by William Fitzhugh 1768-1771, restored, with changes, by Oliver H. Clark for Daniel Bradford Devore, from 1920. Landscape: Ellen Biddle Shipman, from 1922. Da... More
Title from photographer's inventory. Building/structure dates: ca. 1822. Records of old estates and houses in and near Leesburg relating to the early history of The Rust Family. Made for Mr. Harry B. Rust, Pitt... More
Title from photographer's inventory. Related names: Dr. Douglas. Property first owned by John McKeel (or Michael) who came to America in 1640, with the first John Custis, whose daughter he married. The center, ... More
Title from photographer's inventory. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11841-72. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase;... More
Title from photographer's inventory. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11841-1. Orig. film negative deteriorated. Digital file made from the interpositive, a transparency made for the Library of Cong... More
Title from photographer's inventory. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11841-89H. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase... More
This documentation was completed for a class at the University of Virginia & subsequently donated to the HABS collection. Significance: Although no firm construction date can be applied, the Well House was buil... More