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Serpentine Wall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, circa 1907-1914

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Summary:The Serpentine Wall at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, circa 1907-1914. Caption reads: "Serpentine Wall - University of Virginia, Charlottesville." Reverse caption reads: "Serpentine Wall - University of Virginia. The Serpentine Wall is a unique structure, planned by the founder of the University, Thomas Jefferson, himself. Between the Ranges and the Lawns, lie the gardens attached to the pavilions on the Lawns; these are separated at intervals by narrow streets, enclosed by zigzag brick walls, a single brick in thickness, - adding a prominent and picturesque feature to the place." Postcard number: 2388.
Provider:Raphael Tuck and Sons
Place of origin – Continent:Europe
Place of origin – Country:Germany
Place of origin – Region:Saxony
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Charlottesville
Topical subjects:Stone walls
University of Virginia
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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