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Balustrade
Detail of carved Italian balustrade

Detail of carved Italian balustrade

Detail of carved Italian balustrade. Courtesy of The Trustees of Reservations, Archives & Research Center

Hanging vase

Hanging vase

Edo period (1615–1868)

Marble House, William Kissam Vanderbilt house (Newport, Rhode Island). Balustrade Plan and elevation

Marble House, William Kissam Vanderbilt house (Newport, Rhode Island)....

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:100) Forms part of: The AIA/AAF Collection (Library of Congress) Accession box no. ... more

["Drumthwacket," Moses Taylor Pyne house, 354 Stockton Road, Princeton, New Jersey. Balustrade]

["Drumthwacket," Moses Taylor Pyne house, 354 Stockton Road, Princeton...

Site History. House Architecture: Additions to existing 1833 Greek Revival house by Raleigh Colston Gildersleeve in 1893 and 1900. Landscape: Daniel Webster Langton, from 1893, the year Moses Taylor Pyne purch... more

["New Place," William Henry Crocker house, 80 New Place Road, Hillsborough, California. Balustrade at end of reflecting pool]

["New Place," William Henry Crocker house, 80 New Place Road, Hillsbor...

Site History. House Architecture: Lewis Parsons Hobart, completed 1910. Landscape: Bruce Porter, completed 1910. Associated Name: Ethel Sperry (Mrs. William H.) Crocker. Today: Garden not extant; house now Burl... more

["Thornedale," Oakleigh Thorne house, Millbrook, New York. Pond at house entrance]

["Thornedale," Oakleigh Thorne house, Millbrook, New York. Pond at hou...

Site History. House Architecture: Federal revival house built 1849, with later additions. Landscape: Helen Stafford (Mrs. Oakleigh) Thorne, from 1908. Other: Oakleigh Thorne was W.O.S. Thorne. Today: House exta... more

1800 Monument Avenue, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia

1800 Monument Avenue, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia

Title from photographer's inventory. Related names: Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Jeffers. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11841-44. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South, Library of Congr... more

Prestwould, Clarksville vic., Mecklenburg County, Virginia

Prestwould, Clarksville vic., Mecklenburg County, Virginia

Title from photographer's inventory. Building/structure dates: ca. 1728. Wm. Byrd 2nd named the estate Bluestone Castle, but when Sir Peyton Skipwith took it over, he changed the name. Corresponding reference p... more

Brick House Farm, Appomattox vic., Appomattox County, Virginia

Brick House Farm, Appomattox vic., Appomattox County, Virginia

Title from photographer's inventory. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11841-6. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase; ... more

Monticola, Howardsville vic., Albemarle County, Virginia

Monticola, Howardsville vic., Albemarle County, Virginia

Title from photographer's inventory. Related names: Miss Emily Nolting. Pre-Civil War brick house. Built by Mr. D.J. Hartsock who, in 1887 sold it to Mr. Nolting of Richmond. The house was used by Gen. Sheridan... more

Prestwould, Clarksville vic., Mecklenburg County, Virginia

Prestwould, Clarksville vic., Mecklenburg County, Virginia

Title from photographer's inventory. Building/structure dates: ca. 1728. Wm. Byrd 2nd named the estate Bluestone Castle, but when Sir Peyton Skipwith took it over, he changed the name. Corresponding reference p... more

John Wright Stanly House, New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina

John Wright Stanly House, New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina

Title from photographer's inventory. Building/structure dates: 1770. 2 1/2 story. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11839-25. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South, Library of Congres... more

Linden, Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi

Linden, Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi

Title from photographer's inventory. Builder is not known but Thomas B. Reed is known as the first occupant. In 1840, Linden was purchased by Mrs. Janr (i.e., Jane?) Gustine Connor, great grandmother of present... more

Barnett House, Sharon Road, Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia

Barnett House, Sharon Road, Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia

Title from photographer's inventory. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11835-159. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase... more

Lindsey House, 212 E. Liberty St., Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia

Lindsey House, 212 E. Liberty St., Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia

Alternate title: Semmes. Title from photographer's inventory. Two Front doors. Balustraded Doric Portico & Balcony circle the house. Early 1800's. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11835-159. Credit line: Ca... more

S.P. Gaillard House, Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama

S.P. Gaillard House, Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama

Title from photographer's inventory. Building/structure dates: 1836. Built by Gustavus Beal. Porch to front with wooden balustrade in between small posts. Spring Hill. One story wood structure. Corresponding re... more

Lindsey House, 212 E. Liberty St., Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia

Lindsey House, 212 E. Liberty St., Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia

Alternate title: Semmes. Title from photographer's inventory. Two Front doors. Balustraded Doric Portico & Balcony circle the house. Early 1800's. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11835-159. Credit line: Ca... more

S.P. Gaillard House, Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama

S.P. Gaillard House, Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama

Title from photographer's inventory. Building/structure dates: 1836. Built by Gustavus Beal. Porch to front with wooden balustrade in between small posts. Spring Hill. One story wood structure. Corresponding re... more

Balustrade on Front Porch

Balustrade on Front Porch

Builder: Kemler, Charles Occupants: Buckingham, Fritz and Louise On main residence

Thomas L. Halsey House, 140 Prospect Street, Providence, Providence County, RI

Thomas L. Halsey House, 140 Prospect Street, Providence, Providence Co...

Significance: This is an example of a large, early-nineteenth century brick house. Survey number: HABS RI-233 Building/structure dates: ca. 1801 Initial Construction Building/structure dates: ca. 1825 Subsequent Work

Captain Holbrook House, 383 South Main Street, Woonsocket, Providence County, RI

Captain Holbrook House, 383 South Main Street, Woonsocket, Providence ...

Survey number: HABS RI-295 Building/structure dates: ca. 1840 Initial Construction

Jose Celso Barbosa House, 16 Calle de Barbosa, Bayamon, Bayamon Municipio, PR

Jose Celso Barbosa House, 16 Calle de Barbosa, Bayamon, Bayamon Munici...

2017 Leicester B. Holland Prize, Honorable Mention Significance: The Jose Celso Barbosa House Museum is a nineteenth century building located on Barbosa Street #16 in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. The construction show... more

Balustrade fragment

Balustrade fragment

From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Amarna (Akhetaten), Great Temple of the Aten, Pit outside southern wall, Petrie/Carter excavations, 1891–92 New Kingdom, Amarna Period

Balustrade newel post

Balustrade newel post

From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Amarna (Akhetaten), Great Temple of the Aten, pit outside southern wall, Petrie/Carter excavations, 1891–92 New Kingdom, Amarna Period

Balustrade fragment

Balustrade fragment

From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Amarna (Akhetaten), Great Temple of the Aten, Pit outside southern wall, Petrie/Carter excavations, 1891–92 New Kingdom, Amarna Period

Balustrade fragment

Balustrade fragment

From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Amarna (Akhetaten), Great Temple of the Aten, pit outside southern wall, Petrie/Carter excavations, 1891–92 New Kingdom, Amarna Period

Inscribed balustrade or stela element, Aten cartouches

Inscribed balustrade or stela element, Aten cartouches

From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Amarna (Akhetaten), Great Temple of the Aten, pit outside southern wall, Petrie/Carter excavations, 1891–92 New Kingdom, Amarna Period

Ebenezer Knight Dexter House, 300 Angell Street, Providence, Providence County, RI

Ebenezer Knight Dexter House, 300 Angell Street, Providence, Providenc...

Significance: This is a moderately large frame house with brick ends, built about 1800. Survey number: HABS RI-178 Building/structure dates: 1805 Initial Construction Building/structure dates: ca. 1820 Subse... more

Balustrade fragment with cartouches of the Aten

Balustrade fragment with cartouches of the Aten

From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Amarna (Akhetaten), Petrie/Carter excavations, 1891–92 New Kingdom, Amarna Period

Robert S. Burroughs House, 6 Cooke Street, Providence, Providence County, RI

Robert S. Burroughs House, 6 Cooke Street, Providence, Providence Coun...

Significance: This is a typical example of a medium-sized frame house in Providence built between 1814 and 1817. Survey number: HABS RI-212 Building/structure dates: 1817 Initial Construction

Balustrade fragment

Balustrade fragment

From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Amarna (Akhetaten), Great Temple of the Aten, Pit outside southern wall, Petrie/Carter excavations, 1891–92 New Kingdom, Amarna Period

Shubael Blanding House, 20 Cooke Street, Providence, Providence County, RI

Shubael Blanding House, 20 Cooke Street, Providence, Providence County...

Significance: This is a typical example of a small frame house built 1823-1826. Survey number: HABS RI-211 Building/structure dates: 1826 Initial Construction

Charles Potter House, 154 Waterman Street, Providence, Providence County, RI

Charles Potter House, 154 Waterman Street, Providence, Providence Coun...

Significance: This is a large brick house, designed by Thomas Tefft in the 1850s, extensively altered later. Survey number: HABS RI-217 Building/structure dates: ca. 1854 Initial Construction

Staatsburgh, Old Post Road, Staatsburg, Dutchess County, NY

Staatsburgh, Old Post Road, Staatsburg, Dutchess County, NY

Survey number: HABS NY-6387 Building/structure dates: 1895 Initial Construction

Thomas Stafford Taylor House, 1305 Kingstown Road (State Route 138), Kingston, Washington County, RI

Thomas Stafford Taylor House, 1305 Kingstown Road (State Route 138), K...

Significance: Similar to the Asa Potter House, this five-bay, two-story frame dwelling is representative of Kingston's grand houses that are covered by balustraded, hip roofs with monitors. The Taylor House was... more

Inscribed fragment, from balustrade

Inscribed fragment, from balustrade

From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Amarna (Akhetaten), Great Temple of the Aten, pit outside southern wall, Petrie/Carter excavations, 1891–92 New Kingdom, Amarna Period

Balustrade endpost

Balustrade endpost

From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Amarna (Akhetaten), Great Temple of the Aten, pit outside southern wall, Petrie/Carter excavations, 1891–92 New Kingdom, Amarna Period

Balustrade fragment with cartouche of Nefertiti

Balustrade fragment with cartouche of Nefertiti

From Egypt, Middle Egypt, Amarna (Akhetaten), Petrie/Carter excavations, 1891–92 New Kingdom, Amarna Period

Charles Augustus Magwood House, 61-63 Smith Street, Charleston, Charleston County, SC

Charles Augustus Magwood House, 61-63 Smith Street, Charleston, Charle...

2015 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Third Place Significance: Constructed around 1825, the Charles Augustus Magwood house is an example of the typical Charleston single house, a vernacular residential type that dev... more

Arctic Brotherhood Hall, 245 Broadway, Skagway, Skagway, AK

Arctic Brotherhood Hall, 245 Broadway, Skagway, Skagway, AK

For photographs, see HABS AK-15-5, AK-15-67, and AK-15 -79 (CT). Significance: `The Arctic Brotherhood was a fraternal organization founded by a group of gold seekers on board a steamer bound for Skagway in Feb... more

Whitefield Chapel, 9520 Ferguson Avenue, Savannah, Chatham County, GA

Whitefield Chapel, 9520 Ferguson Avenue, Savannah, Chatham County, GA

2014 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Entry Significance: Constructed between 1916 and 1925, Whitefield Chapel was presented to Bethesda Academy by the Georgia Society of Colonial Dames in memorial of Bethesda's foun... more

Curtis Arboretum, 1250 Church Road, Wyncote, Montgomery County, PA

Curtis Arboretum, 1250 Church Road, Wyncote, Montgomery County, PA

2016 HALS Challenge Entry: Documenting National Register Listed Landscapes For additional documentation, see also HABS PA-6057 (Curtis Hall) and HABS PA-6057-A (Curtis Hall, Dependency) Significance: 1. Home of... more

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 8, 904 South Fourth Street, Hamilton, Ravalli County, MT

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 8, 904 South Fourth Street, ...

Significance: The Rocky Mountain Laboratories possess national significance due to the pioneering research conducted at these laboratories from 1921-1945 toward the development of vaccines for insect-borne dise... more

Charles Augustus Magwood House, 61-63 Smith Street, Charleston, Charleston County, SC

Charles Augustus Magwood House, 61-63 Smith Street, Charleston, Charle...

2015 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Third Place Significance: Constructed around 1825, the Charles Augustus Magwood house is an example of the typical Charleston single house, a vernacular residential type that dev... more

Arctic Brotherhood Hall, 245 Broadway, Skagway, Skagway, AK

Arctic Brotherhood Hall, 245 Broadway, Skagway, Skagway, AK

For photographs, see HABS AK-15-5, AK-15-67, and AK-15 -79 (CT). Significance: `The Arctic Brotherhood was a fraternal organization founded by a group of gold seekers on board a steamer bound for Skagway in Feb... more

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 8, 904 South Fourth Street, Hamilton, Ravalli County, MT

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 8, 904 South Fourth Street, ...

Significance: The Rocky Mountain Laboratories possess national significance due to the pioneering research conducted at these laboratories from 1921-1945 toward the development of vaccines for insect-borne dise... more

Whitefield Chapel, 9520 Ferguson Avenue, Savannah, Chatham County, GA

Whitefield Chapel, 9520 Ferguson Avenue, Savannah, Chatham County, GA

2014 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Entry Significance: Constructed between 1916 and 1925, Whitefield Chapel was presented to Bethesda Academy by the Georgia Society of Colonial Dames in memorial of Bethesda's foun... more

Curtis Arboretum, 1250 Church Road, Wyncote, Montgomery County, PA

Curtis Arboretum, 1250 Church Road, Wyncote, Montgomery County, PA

2016 HALS Challenge Entry: Documenting National Register Listed Landscapes For additional documentation, see also HABS PA-6057 (Curtis Hall) and HABS PA-6057-A (Curtis Hall, Dependency) Significance: 1. Home of... more

Whitefield Chapel, 9520 Ferguson Avenue, Savannah, Chatham County, GA

Whitefield Chapel, 9520 Ferguson Avenue, Savannah, Chatham County, GA

2014 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Entry Significance: Constructed between 1916 and 1925, Whitefield Chapel was presented to Bethesda Academy by the Georgia Society of Colonial Dames in memorial of Bethesda's foun... more

Arctic Brotherhood Hall, 245 Broadway, Skagway, Skagway, AK

Arctic Brotherhood Hall, 245 Broadway, Skagway, Skagway, AK

For photographs, see HABS AK-15-5, AK-15-67, and AK-15 -79 (CT). Significance: `The Arctic Brotherhood was a fraternal organization founded by a group of gold seekers on board a steamer bound for Skagway in Feb... more

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 8, 904 South Fourth Street, Hamilton, Ravalli County, MT

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 8, 904 South Fourth Street, ...

Significance: The Rocky Mountain Laboratories possess national significance due to the pioneering research conducted at these laboratories from 1921-1945 toward the development of vaccines for insect-borne dise... more

Charles Augustus Magwood House, 61-63 Smith Street, Charleston, Charleston County, SC

Charles Augustus Magwood House, 61-63 Smith Street, Charleston, Charle...

2015 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Third Place Significance: Constructed around 1825, the Charles Augustus Magwood house is an example of the typical Charleston single house, a vernacular residential type that dev... more

Charles Augustus Magwood House, 61-63 Smith Street, Charleston, Charleston County, SC

Charles Augustus Magwood House, 61-63 Smith Street, Charleston, Charle...

2015 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Third Place Significance: Constructed around 1825, the Charles Augustus Magwood house is an example of the typical Charleston single house, a vernacular residential type that dev... more

Arctic Brotherhood Hall, 245 Broadway, Skagway, Skagway, AK

Arctic Brotherhood Hall, 245 Broadway, Skagway, Skagway, AK

For photographs, see HABS AK-15-5, AK-15-67, and AK-15 -79 (CT). Significance: `The Arctic Brotherhood was a fraternal organization founded by a group of gold seekers on board a steamer bound for Skagway in Feb... more

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 8, 904 South Fourth Street, Hamilton, Ravalli County, MT

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 8, 904 South Fourth Street, ...

Significance: The Rocky Mountain Laboratories possess national significance due to the pioneering research conducted at these laboratories from 1921-1945 toward the development of vaccines for insect-borne dise... more

Whitefield Chapel, 9520 Ferguson Avenue, Savannah, Chatham County, GA

Whitefield Chapel, 9520 Ferguson Avenue, Savannah, Chatham County, GA

2014 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Entry Significance: Constructed between 1916 and 1925, Whitefield Chapel was presented to Bethesda Academy by the Georgia Society of Colonial Dames in memorial of Bethesda's foun... more

Arctic Brotherhood Hall, 245 Broadway, Skagway, Skagway, AK

Arctic Brotherhood Hall, 245 Broadway, Skagway, Skagway, AK

For photographs, see HABS AK-15-5, AK-15-67, and AK-15 -79 (CT). Significance: `The Arctic Brotherhood was a fraternal organization founded by a group of gold seekers on board a steamer bound for Skagway in Feb... more

Whitefield Chapel, 9520 Ferguson Avenue, Savannah, Chatham County, GA

Whitefield Chapel, 9520 Ferguson Avenue, Savannah, Chatham County, GA

2014 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Entry Significance: Constructed between 1916 and 1925, Whitefield Chapel was presented to Bethesda Academy by the Georgia Society of Colonial Dames in memorial of Bethesda's foun... more

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 8, 904 South Fourth Street, Hamilton, Ravalli County, MT

Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Building No. 8, 904 South Fourth Street, ...

Significance: The Rocky Mountain Laboratories possess national significance due to the pioneering research conducted at these laboratories from 1921-1945 toward the development of vaccines for insect-borne dise... more

Charles Augustus Magwood House, 61-63 Smith Street, Charleston, Charleston County, SC

Charles Augustus Magwood House, 61-63 Smith Street, Charleston, Charle...

2015 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Third Place Significance: Constructed around 1825, the Charles Augustus Magwood house is an example of the typical Charleston single house, a vernacular residential type that dev... more

Arctic Brotherhood Hall, 245 Broadway, Skagway, Skagway, AK

Arctic Brotherhood Hall, 245 Broadway, Skagway, Skagway, AK

For photographs, see HABS AK-15-5, AK-15-67, and AK-15 -79 (CT). Significance: `The Arctic Brotherhood was a fraternal organization founded by a group of gold seekers on board a steamer bound for Skagway in Feb... more