The Old Dominian

Casey, a Virginia girl.

I study the Civil War and historic architecture. I have a thing for old homes from old money from the Old South and a few things in between.
torniamo-all-antico:

Domenico Paulino: “Dissegni di architettura civile et eclesiástica inventati, e deliniati dal padre D.Guarino Guarini modenese de Chierici Regolare Theatini Matematico Della Altezza Reale di Savoia” (Torino, 1686)

torniamo-all-antico:

Domenico Paulino: “Dissegni di architettura civile et eclesiástica inventati, e deliniati dal padre D.Guarino Guarini modenese de Chierici Regolare Theatini Matematico Della Altezza Reale di Savoia” (Torino, 1686)

(Source: es.m.globedia.com, via theladyintweed)

thecivilwarparlor:

Jedediah Hotchkiss and Family- Confederate Map Maker
Jedediah Hotchkiss, the foremost military cartographer for the Confederacy during the Civil War, poses with his wife, Sara Ann Hotchkiss, and his daughters, Nellie and Anne, in this 1870 albumen silver carte-de-visite. This image was taken by B. M. Clinedinst, a photographer from Staunton, where the Hotchkiss family lived after the war.

Original Author: B. M. Clinedinst
Created: 1870
Medium: Albumen silver carte-de-visite
Virginia Historical Society

thecivilwarparlor:

Jedediah Hotchkiss and Family- Confederate Map Maker

Jedediah Hotchkiss, the foremost military cartographer for the Confederacy during the Civil War, poses with his wife, Sara Ann Hotchkiss, and his daughters, Nellie and Anne, in this 1870 albumen silver carte-de-visite. This image was taken by B. M. Clinedinst, a photographer from Staunton, where the Hotchkiss family lived after the war.

Original Author: B. M. Clinedinst

Created: 1870

Medium: Albumen silver carte-de-visite

Virginia Historical Society

(via civilwarfamily)

Sunday morning mass for the 9th Massachusetts Infantry at Camp Cass in Arlington Heights, Virginia, 1861

Sunday morning mass for the 9th Massachusetts Infantry at Camp Cass in Arlington Heights, Virginia, 1861

lordpalladio:

Marble Hall, Holkham Hall Estate. Norfolk.

Despite being called the ‘Marble Hall’, it is chiefly constructed of Derbyshire alabaster

The colonnade was copied from that of the Temple of Fortuna Virilis, while the ceiling, taken from the Pantheon. Both in Rome.

Built to impress. 

Lee Highway and the Stone House on Manassas Battlefield in 1903.

Lee Highway and the Stone House on Manassas Battlefield in 1903.