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Side view, Bellamy Mansion, Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina

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

Title:
Side view, Bellamy Mansion, Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Mansions
Columns
Original Format:
Color slides
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh0114pnc011
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Wilmington (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection, 1965-2005 (PNC slides) held by Preservation North Carolina
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from Preservation North Carolina. For general information see the Preservation North Carolina website (http://www.presnc.org).
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:
Houses
Mansions
Housing, Single family
Museums
Exhibition buildings
Italianate (North American architecture styles)
Architecture, Classical
Slave quarters
Antebellum
Armed Forces -- Officers
Officers' quarters
Slavery
Historic buildings
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Outbuildings
Lost architecture
Columns, Corinthian
Carriage houses
Latitude, Longitude:
34.235947, -77.943122
External Resources:
Bellamy Mansion Website

Landscape: Wilmington Historic District (Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina)