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The Arcade, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, circa 1901-1907

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Summary:The Arcade at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, circa 1901-1907. Caption reads: "The Arcade - University of Virginia, Charlottesville." Reverse caption reads: "The Arcade of the University of Virginia extends in front of the buildings facing the lawn on the east and west. Thomas Jefferson, the founder of the University, planned this Arcade as follows: 'The covered way in front of the whole range of buildings is to be Tuscan, with columns of brick rough cast, their diameter sixteen inches, but in front of the pavilion to be arches, in order to support the columns of the portico above more solidly." Postcard number: 2388.
Provider:Raphael Tuck and Sons
Place of origin – Continent:Europe
Place of origin – Country:Germany
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Charlottesville
Topical subjects:University of Virginia
Arcades (Architectural components)
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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