Tagged with 'Monticello entrance hall'

Plaster Eagle and Stars

An exact replica of the eagle and stars design was installed in 1953/1954 during structural restoration of the ceiling of the Entrance Hall.[1]  No mention of this ceiling ornament has yet been found in any of the documents of Jefferson's time.

Great Clock

Artist/Maker: designed by Thomas Jefferson; executed by Peter Spruck (also spelled Spurck, Spurch, Sprunk, active 1794-1806), apprenticed to Robert Leslie (active 1789-1803)[1]