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Mantel pilaster carving, Long House, Caswell County, North Carolina

Long House (Milton, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Mantel pilaster carving, Long House, Caswell County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Houses
Mantels
Pilasters
Original Format:
Color slides
Item identifier:
buch0116
Photographer:
Buchman, Tim more info on Buchman, Tim 
Created Date:
Description:
This mantel carving displays cabinetmaker Thomas Day's creativity in his interpretation of the classical.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Caswell County (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Tim Buchman Photographs, 1988-1998 (MC00583) 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: Long House (Milton, Caswell County, North Carolina)

Cabinetmaker:
more info on Day, Thomas, circa 1801-circa 1861 
Built:
Community:
Milton
State:
North Carolina
Architectural note:
The home features unique woodwork of fine artistry that was typical of attributed cabinetmaker Thomas Day and his interpretation of classical motifs.
Historical note:
The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Caswell County (N.C.)
Milton (N.C.)
Subjects:
Houses
Housing, Single family
Historic buildings
National Register of Historic Places
Woodwork
Newels
Wood-carving
Parlors
Pilasters