Claremont Manor, Claremont, Surry County, Virginia

Photo Details

Johnston, Frances Benjamin, 1864-1952, photographer
  • Safety film negatives.
  • 1 negative : safety film ; 8 x 10 in.
  • Title from photographer's inventory.
  • Building/structure dates: 1668.
  • Related names: Gen. Wm. H. Cooke.
  • Built by Arthur Allen and for many years was the home of the Allen family. The mansion is said to be a replica of the royal residence at Claremont, England, the birthplace of Queen Victoria. Passed out of Allen family in 1882.
  • Corresponding reference print in LOT 11841-91.
  • Forms part of: Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South (Library of Congress).

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