Details, Bellamy Mansion, Wilmington, North Carolina

Bellamy Mansion (Wilmington, N.C.)
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Title:
Details, Bellamy Mansion, Wilmington, North Carolina
Description:
11 of 11
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Columns
Doors
Houses
Jambs (Opening components)
Pilasters
Sills (Opening components)
Windows
Original Format:
Measured drawing
Extent:
scale: 1-1/2 in. = 1 ft., 3 in. = 1 ft.; 483mm x 610mm
Item identifier:
bh011411501
Delineator:
Kinlaw, J. Michael more info on Kinlaw, J. Michael 
Delineator:
Ward, Alva H., III more info on Ward, Alva H., III 
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural drawings
Detail drawings
Location:
Wilmington (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Special Collections Research Center at NC State University Libraries
Collection:
Historic Architecture Research. Project Records (UA110.041) held by Special Collections Research Center at NC State University Libraries
Note field:
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Rights:
For questions regarding copyright or permissions, please refer to our Reproduction, Use, Citation, and Copyright page (http://d.lib.ncsu.edu/collections/about).
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building: Bellamy, John Mansion (Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina)

Provenance note:
Dr. John Bellamy (physician, turpentine planter, and director of the Bank of the Cape Fear and the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad), first owner
Architectural note:
James F. Post served as both the architect and contractor of the house. The home combines Italianate and classical motifs and Corinthian order columns. On the grounds, slave quarters still survive, providing a rare example of the antebellum urban building type.
Historical note:
The home served as an officer's quarters during the Civil War. The house now functions as the Museum of History and Design Arts in Wilmington. It now lies within the boundaries of the Wilmington Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Wilmington (N.C.)
Subjects:
Historic buildings
Mansions
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Latitude, Longitude:
34.235947, -77.943122
External Resources:
Bellamy Mansion Website