Nottaway Plantation

cclaude

Swarthmore, United States

  • Available
    Products
    16
  • Artist
    Notes
  • Artwork Comments 38

Cases & Skins

Wall Art

Home Decor

Bags

Stationery

Artist's Description

FEATURED in AMERICAS – RURAL, URBAN, WILD AND FREE, in REDBUBBLE BLOOMERS, in THE FINE ART OF PHOTOGRAPHY, in 60 AND BEYOND, in UNITED STATES MONTHLY THEMES, in ONE TREE AT A TIME, in AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL, in SPECTACULAR FEATURED PHOTOGRAPHY and in EXPLORING AMERICA

The majestic Nottoway, an architectural jewel, was completed in 1859 and is the largest antebellum mansion in the Southern U.S.

This 53,000-square foot plantation home, constructed by John Hampden Randolph in 1858, is a fine example of an antebellum home. Randolph, whose father had come from Virginia in 1820, purchased the area in 1841. In 1860 Nottoway Plantation encompassed 6,200 acres and Randolph, the builder and owner of the property during that time, owned 155 African-Americans that worked his sugarcane plantation as slaves. When Randolph was ready to build his house, he went to New Orleans and asked various architects to submit designs, and chose Henry Howard’s. Nottoway survived the Civil War, however damage occurred when a Union gunboat on the Mississippi River attempted to destroy the magnificent house until the gunboat officer realized he had once been a guest there and decided to spare Nottoway The Randolphs held onto the house through the Civil War and Reconstruction until 1889, when Mrs. Randolph sold the mansion following her husband’s death.

Artwork Comments

  • Audrey Clarke
  • Judith Hayes
  • ctheworld
  • cclaude
  • fauselr
  • cclaude
  • ctheworld
  • cclaude
  • ctheworld
  • Forget-me-not
  • cclaude
  • Keala
  • cclaude
  • WildestArt
  • calvinincalif
  • cclaude
,
desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait
desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait

10% off

for joining the Redbubble mailing list

Receive exclusive deals and awesome artist news and content right to your inbox. Free for your convenience.