Architectural drawings; Watercolors; Dwellings; Mansions; Houses; Doors & doorways; Niches; Sculpture; Windows; Porches; Columns; Hand railings; Roofs; Chimneys; Moldings; Vases; Trees; Landscapes (Representations)
This image is a watercolor painting of Gaineswood, also known as Whitfield Home or Gen. Nathan Whitfield-Kirven House, in Demopolis, Alabama done by Morris A. Hall in 1938. The painting shows the front exterior of the house with its windows, door, niches with statues, columned porch and a flat roof with two chimneys and a round railing. The house also has two wings that also have columned porches. One wing porch is one story with a railing and the other is two stories and has steps. There is a tree in front of the house and landscaping around it. The house is placed within framing art showing its architectural features including a including a small inset of the back exterior of the house and a close-up of the columns and the molding under the roof, the handrail on one of the porches, and a stone vase. In the lower right corner, there is an Alabama Polytechnic Institute School of Architecture stamp with the handwritten inscription "2nd Medal" and the artist's information block which reads: "Measured drawing, Major II, Arch 476, Morris A. Hall, April 9, 1938." The painting is in fair condition with a few pieces missing from the edges and is encapsulated.
Hall, Morris Aaron (rendering) ; Whitfield, Nathan B. (house)
Auburn University Libraries. Special Collections and Archives Dept. Architecture, School of -- Architectural Renderings Student Projects
Auburn University Libraries
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Library of Congress (Historic American Buildings Survey): http://www.loc.gov/item/al0370/ ; Alabama Department of Archives and History: http://digital.archives.alabama.gov/cdm/singleitem/collection/photo/id/15082 ; http://digital.archives.alabama.gov/cdm/singleitem/collection/photo/id/1293 ; http://digital.archives.alabama.gov/cdm/singleitem/collection/photo/id/2320 ; http://digital.archives.alabama.gov/cdm/singleitem/collection/photo/id/15077 ; http://digital.archives.alabama.gov/cdm/singleitem/collection/photo/id/7356 ; http://digital.archives.alabama.gov/cdm/singleitem/collection/photo/id/15078 ; http://digital.archives.alabama.gov/cdm/singleitem/collection/photo/id/1279
Demopolis -- Marengo County -- Alabama ; 805 South Cedar Street, Demopolis, Marengo County, AL (U.S. 80, 1/2 mile)
Still Image Item Type Metadata
watercolor painting, 105 x 152 cm
105 x 152 cm