Photo, Print, Drawing HABS VA,2-CHAR.V,1- (sheet 21 of 32) - Monticello, State Route 53 vicinity, Charlottesville, Independent City, VA Photos from Survey HABS VA-241

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About this Item

Title
Monticello, State Route 53 vicinity, Charlottesville, Independent City, VA
Contributor Names
Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Jefferson, Thomas
Morris, Scott, transmitter
Created / Published
Documentation compiled after 1933
Subject Headings
-  houses
-  U.S. Presidents
-  Classical Revival architectural elements
-  war (Revolutionary War)
-  Virginia -- Independent City -- Charlottesville
Latitude / Longitude
38.010313,-78.452329
Notes
-  Significance: Monticello, the plantation home of Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States, was built from his own design, beginning in 1769. The first of many architectural endeavors which included his retreat, Poplar Forest (1806-26), the Virginia State Capitol Building (1785-1798) and the University of Virginia (1822-26) it was in many ways his most ingenious. In keeping with his political beliefs, Jefferson rejected the often-used English architectural examples and instead turned to ancient Rome and the work of Andrea Palladio for models on which to base Monticello. Jefferson spent the next forty years or more improving upon his original design. Despite these changes, the initial foundation plan was altered in few respects.
-  Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N176
-  Survey number: HABS VA-241
-  Building/structure dates: after 1770 Initial Construction
-  Building/structure dates: after. 1792- before. 1810 Subsequent Work
-  National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000826
Medium
Photo(s): 38
Color Transparencies: 10
Measured Drawing(s): 32
Data Page(s): 5
Photo Caption Page(s): 3
Call Number/Physical Location
HABS VA,2-CHAR.V,1-
Source Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Control Number
va0059
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. https://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html
Online Format
image
pdf

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Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, and Thomas Jefferson. Monticello, State Route 53 vicinity, Charlottesville, Independent City, VA. Virginia Charlottesville Independent City, 1933. translateds by Morris, Scottmitter Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/va0059/.

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Historic American Buildings Survey, C. & Jefferson, T. (1933) Monticello, State Route 53 vicinity, Charlottesville, Independent City, VA. Virginia Charlottesville Independent City, 1933. Morris, S., trans Documentation Compiled After. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/va0059/.

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Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, and Thomas Jefferson. Monticello, State Route 53 vicinity, Charlottesville, Independent City, VA. trans by Morris, Scottmitter Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/va0059/>.

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