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Front view, Matthewson House, Tarboro, Edgecombe County, North Carolina

Matthewson House (Tarboro, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Front view, Matthewson House, Tarboro, Edgecombe County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Cottages
Porches
Original Format:
Color slides
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1159pnc005
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Location:
Tarboro (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: Matthewson, George House (Tarboro, Edgecombe County, North Carolina)

Builder-architect:
more info on Matthewson, George, builder 
Built:
Community:
Tarboro
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
This house was built by George Matthewson, a prominent black builder, as his own home.
Architectural note:
The elaborate latticework is an example of the type of decorative elements that once existed on many cottages in the region.
Historical note:
The Matthewson House was constructed in the late nineteenth century.
Location:
Tarboro (N.C.)
Subjects:
Houses
Housing, Single family
Cottages
Latticework
Historic buildings
African Americans -- History
Decoration and ornament
Gazebos