Memorandum and sketch, greenhouse and quarters, 1785
Scope and Contents
Memorandum notes that Quarters to be 16' wide; half of that with 4' projection sufficient width for greenhouse; chimneys and where to place them; in front part of greenhouse need 2 tiers of windows; windows close together; chimneys in quarters; front of quarters might be wood with brick underpinning--center or greenhouse part all brick to the eves; rafters same angle; describes how to place windows in greenhouse.
- Washington, George, 1732-1799 (Person)
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From the Collection: approx. 25 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
- Architectural documents Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Greenhouse Slave Quarters Subject Source: Local sources
- Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate) Subject Source: Naf
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