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Entrance, Bellamy Mansion, Wilmington, North Carolina

Bellamy Mansion (Wilmington, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Entrance, Bellamy Mansion, Wilmington, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Houses
Doors
Stairs
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph); 5 x 7 in.
Item identifier:
bh0114p04
Architect-carpenter:
Architect:
Carpenter:
Created Date:
to
Created Date:
circa
Description:
Provenance: 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: Post served as both the architect and contractor of the house. The home combines Italianate and classical motifs. 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 home lies within the boundaries of the Wilmington Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Wilmington (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
Collection:
Historic Architecture Research. Project Records (UA110.041) held by
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
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:

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:
Post served as both the architect and contractor of the house. The home combines Italianate and classical motifs. 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 home lies within the boundaries of the Wilmington Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
General note:
The house now functions as the Museum of History and Design Arts in Wilmington.
Location:
Wilmington (N.C.)
Subjects:
Houses
Mansions
Housing, Single family
Museums
Exhibition buildings
Historic sites
Historic buildings
Italianate (North American architecture styles)
Architecture, Classical
Slaves -- Dwellings
Antebellum
Armed Forces -- Officers
Officers' quarters
Historic districts
Latitude, Longitude:
34.235947, -77.943122
External Resources:
Bellamy Mansion Website

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