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Jefferson's Tea Room

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Jefferson's Tea Room

Monticello - South Piazza Greenhouse, Charlottesville

Monticello - South Piazza Greenhouse (postcard) - Charlottesville, Virginia

Monticello - South Piazza Greenhouse Postcard of Monticello - Charlottesville, Virginia

Monticello Library/Book Room | Photo by Robert C. Lautman for the Thomas Jefferson Foundation #books

Library/Book Room

Dining room at Monticello was originally painted blue to suit tastes, rather than historical accuracy.

Historic Paint Color at Monticello

The Dining Room of Monticello, with the Tea Room adjacent. Photo: Thomas Jefferson Foundation. In recognition of the upcoming Thomas Jayne Event sponsored by Decorative Arts Trust, presented in a previous post of The Devoted Classicist, there is a return to Thomas Jefferson's Monticello to discuss the Dining Room; the adjacent Tea Room is discussed in Mr. Jayne's book THE FINEST ROOMS IN AMERICA. The Dining Room at Monticello, showing the previous blue paint scheme. Note the open doors of…

Thomas Jef­ferson was inspired by the Chi­nese Chip­pen­dale move­ment and used it in rail­ings and balustrades throughout his well-​​known home, Mon­ti­cello, located in Char­lottesville, Vir­ginia. (Photo cour­tesy of J. Wad­dell Interiors)

Chippendale Chic With Clayton Gray Home - Clayton Gray Home | Blog

According to Wikipedia, "The term Chinese Chippendale in architecture is applied to a specific kind of railing or balustrade that was inspired by the "Chinese Chippendale" designs of cabinetmaker Thomas Chippendale. The infill between the top and... #asianinfluence #blackandtan #changwrighttable

Monticello...relics brought back from the Lewis and Clark expedition. After his death many of the items were sold, donated or 'lost'

Love this color-- and this is inside Thomas Jefferson's Monticello home.

Thomas Jefferson's Home

This past weekend we ventured up to Charlottesville, Virginia to visit my husband's grandparents. While we were there we went to Thomas Jeff...

This is Thomas Jefferson's bedroom. The bed is located in the middle so he had access to both rooms which makes up his private quarters.

Charlotte Moss | A Flair For Living

Charlotte Moss is an award-winning interior designer, speaker, author, and philanthropist. Based in NYC, Charlotte has collaborated with many famous brands.

In his "Indian Hall", Jefferson created a display of Native American objects, sent to him by Lewis and Clark. (The original objects were lost over time; these are recreated by Native American artists.)

Decoration – Ancient & Modern — House of Details: Jefferson's Monticello

desk at monticello

Charlotte Moss | A Flair For Living

Charlotte Moss is an award-winning interior designer, speaker, author, and philanthropist. Based in NYC, Charlotte has collaborated with many famous brands.

Monticello Interior | This path is the roof of the underground rooms where some of the work ...

Jefferson's Monticello

We took a day trip to Thomas Jefferson's home, Monticello last Saturday. Another cool historical site that's only about 70 miles from where we live. This is a view of the garden, replanted to represent how it would have looked in Jefferson's time. Historians know how the garden looked because Jefferson kept meticulous notes. Monticello sits on a hill, and this is one of the views.Jefferson designed the home, and spent 40 years building it! Kent especially liked looking at the flower gardens…

Thomas Jefferson's Campeche Chair. Mahogany with a Leather Seat & Back. New Orleans, Louisiana. Circa 1807-1819. Ordered by Jefferson for Monticello. Charlottesville, Virginia.