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View, William Alfred Moore Gazebo, Mount Airy, North Carolina

William Alfred Moore Gazebo (Mount Airy, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, William Alfred Moore Gazebo, Mount Airy, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Gazebos
Item identifier:
buch0535
Photographer:
Created Date:
Description:
Provenance: William Moore (ran a textile factory, a sawmill, and a tanyard) and Rachel Moore, first owner | Architectural Note: The gazebo was constructed in the late nineteenth century and provides a fine example of the romantic garden structures of the Victorian era. The gazebo was constructed of laurel branches draped with pink rambling rose. The design was probably taken from A. J. Downing's "Treatise on Landscape Gardening." | Historical Note: The Moore property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Mount Airy (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Tim Buchman Photographs, 1988-1998 (MC00583) held by
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:

Community:
Mount Airy
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
William Moore (ran a textile factory, a sawmill, and a tanyard) and Rachel Moore, first owner
Architectural note:
The gazebo was constructed in the late nineteenth century and provides a fine example of the romantic garden structures of the Victorian era. The gazebo was constructed of laurel branches draped with pink rambling rose. The design was probably taken from A. J. Downing's "Treatise on Landscape Gardening."
Historical note:
The Moore property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Mount Airy (N.C.)
Subjects:
Gazebos

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