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Orton house, on the Cape Fear River below Wilmington, N.C.

Image ID: 418460

Orton house, on the Cape Fear River below Wilmington, N.C.

Image Details

Image Title

:  Orton house, on the Cape Fear River below Wilmington, N.C.

Item Physical Description

: 10.5 x 13.5 cm.

Notes

: [Handwritten on verso] Built in 1725 by Roger Moore, and in perfect preservation, having been continuously occupied. It is now the property of Dr. James Sprunt of Wilmington and is magnificently furnished. It is near the old town of Brunswick, which has been extinct for over a century and is in an estate of many thousand acres.

Source

: "The Pageant of America" Collection / v.13 - The American spirit in architecture / (unpublished photographs) / Residences, southern colonial.

Source Description

: Approx. 8,000 photographs

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Photography Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs

Digital ID

: 418460

Record ID

: 204749

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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