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Jefferson's freehand elevation of First Monticello

Jefferson's freehand elevation of First Monticello View Interactive Version ]

This drawing by Jefferson shows the north and south bows that were added to the house ca. 1777. The sketch could date from Jefferson's years in Paris (1784-1789) when he began think about enlarge the house. On the verso is a plan for adding two first-floor rooms.

AuthorThomas Jefferson
Dateundated, but possibly ca. 1787
Document RepositoryThomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc.

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