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Rotunda

Dinsmore, James; Neilson, John, D. 1827; Thorn & Chamberlain; White, Stanford; Ford, George Sidney; Ballou and Justice; Nichols, Frederick Doveton
Format
Photographs; Online
Creator
Dinsmore, James
Neilson, John, D. 1827
Thorn & Chamberlain
White, Stanford
Ford, George Sidney
Ballou and Justice
Nichols, Frederick Doveton
Date Created
1822-1826
Composition Era
19th Century
1820's
Type
building
Place
University of Virginia
Charlottesville (Va.)
Culture
American
Note
Library & Classrooms--Dome envisioned by Jefferson to be painted blue with gilt constellations as the 1st plantetarium in America - not realized--1st use of Cyma Shaped Space in America--Marble Capital Fragments located at Architecture School & Magruder Sanitarium--Half Scale Pantheon
3 Story Brick, Dome, Figural Spaces, 6 Corinthian Column Portico, Marble Capitals from Carrara Italy, Oculus, Flemish Bond, Clock, Bell, 2 Leaf Door, Pedimented Lintels, Blind Windows, Gymnasia w/Lunettes & Balustrade
Jas Dinsmore, John Neilson, Thorn & Chamberlain, Builders 1822-26--Stanford White, Architect 1896-98--Geo Sidney Ford, 15' lantern--Ballou and Justice w/Frederick Nichols, Architects 1976
Survey Data
World Heritage List--National Historic Landmark--National Register of Historic Places%Virginia Landmarks Register
Event
Cornice fire--Burned--Renovated--Interior space restored
Contents
Digital Images : 14; James Dinsmore & John Neilson Memorial -- Rotunda -- Portico -- View from gymnasia -- Rotunda colonnade by architect Stanford White -- North exterior showing architect Stanford White portico -- South facade -- John Neilson rendering -- Scroll modillion for Rotunda, 1822, drawn by John Neilson -- Exterior -- Exterior -- Exterior -- Interior -- 1821 Maverick plan by John Neilson.
Credit
K. Edward Lay, Also published in The Architecture of Jefferson country: Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia. 2000.
Collection
Art and Architecture
Architecture of Jefferson Country
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