Federal Architecture

Collection by Christine McClintock Hudspeth

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American Federal architecture differs from preceding Georgian colonial interpretations in its use of plainer surfaces with attenuated detail. Georgian designs usually lay within the Classical orders of architecture and are more derived from ancient Rome or Greece. The most common building materials used are brick or stone.

Christine McClintock Hudspeth
1780 - Federal and Adam House Styles Picture Dictionary of House Styles in North America and Beyond Graceful details distinguish Federal homes from the pragmatic Georgian Colonial style. Federal Architecture, Georgian Architecture, House Architecture, Georgian Style Homes, Colonial Style Homes, Colonial Exterior, Style At Home, American Home Design, Federal Style House

House Styles From America's Founding to Present

Review an illustrated dictionary and chronological tour of house styles of American home design from Colonial and Victorian to Modern and Postmodern.

Foyer of Thomas Jefferson's Monticello at Charlottesville, VA, where he displayed mementos from the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Jefferson Monticello, Inspiring Spaces, Hotel Interior Design, Monticello, House Tours, Thomas Jefferson Home, American Interior, Historic Homes, Charmer

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The large dining room at Mount Vernon, George Washington’s Virginia plantation

Jacob-Desmalter et Cie Stamped JACOB and also stamped with an H and a crown for the Garde-Meuble of Queen Hortense Gilt bronze mounted mahogany Victorian Sofa, Furniture, Regency Furniture, English Furniture Style, Upcycled Home Decor, Furniture Design Modern, Home Interior Accessories, Living Room Orange, Empire Furniture

Jacob-Desmalter et Cie, An Empire suite of furniture, comprising a pair of fauteuils, a pair of bergères and a canapé by Jacob-Desmalter et Cie

Jacob-Desmalter et Cie An Empire suite of furniture, comprising a pair of fauteuils, a pair of bergères and a canapé by Jacob-Desmalter et Cie Stamped JACOB and also stamped with an H and a crown for the Garde-Meuble of Queen Hortense Gilt bronze mounted mahogany The canapé: length 180 cm,...

Georgian mansion c. built by Shipping merchant Jonathan Hamilton. It is recognized as one of the region's quintessential Colonial Revival-style country estates. Hamilton House 40 Vaughan’s Lane South Berwick, Maine Historic New England, New England Homes, Historic Homes, Hamilton, Farmhouse Architecture, Federal Architecture, Georgian Mansion, Historic Properties, New Hampshire

Hamilton House

Romancing the past South Berwick, Maine Shipping merchant Jonathan Hamilton built this striking Georgian mansion and National Historic Landmark c. 1785. Its picturesque situation on a bluff overlooking the Salmon Falls River made it an ideal location for Hamilton’s shipping business and, more than a hundred years later, for the summer retreat of Emily Tyson [...]

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Charlottesville Recommendations: Restaurants, Hotels, Hiking + More - Kath Eats Real Food

A Cville blogger's recommendations on where to stay, restaurant recommedations and what to visit in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Hampton Plantation located in Charleston County. Eliza Lucas Pinckney lived here with her daughter, Harriot Horry, and this is where President George Washington visited during his Southern Tour. It was also the home of Archibald Rutledge. Old Southern Homes, Southern Plantation Homes, Southern Mansions, Southern Plantations, Plantation Houses, Southern Charm, Charleston Plantations, Southern Comfort, Simply Southern

Hampton Plantation - SC Picture Project

Situated along the muddy banks of Hampton (also known as Wambaw) Creek, a tributary of the South Santee River, lies Hampton Plantation in the rural stretches of Charleston County, outside of the village of McClellanville. Hampton was once a bustling and prosperous rice producing plantation but is now owned and maintained by the State of...Read More

The collection Jefferson assembled over 50 years in his Book Room became the nucleus of the Library of Congress. Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

Library

A room for science and study

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