William Jay Architecture Photos

William Jay (born in England 1792-1837) worked in London before emigrating Savannah, GA in 1817 where he built mansions for prominent citizens of Savannah & Charleston, SC plus a number of public buildings. He returned to England in 1823 because of the south's poor economy. His final work was in Mauritius where he died of fever. He was noted for the Regency style.

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Owens-Thomas House is a museum of the Telfair Academy. Savannah, GA.Cast iron side porch of Owens-Thomas House. Savannah, GA.Cast iron support details of side porch of Owens-Thomas House. Savannah, GA.Side & rear view of Owens-Thomas House. Savannah, GA.
Owens-Thomas House (1816-9) (124 Abercorn St. on Oglethorpe Square) is a museum of the Telfair Academy. Savannah, GA. Style: Regency. Architect: William Jay. On National Register.Cast iron side porch of Owens-Thomas House. Savannah, GA.Cast iron support details of side porch of Owens-Thomas House. Savannah, GA.Side & rear view of Owens-Thomas House. Savannah, GA.
Carriage building of Owens-Thomas House. Savannah, GA.Telfair Museum of Art old building with statuary. Savannah, GA.Statue of Raphael before Telfair Academy of Arts & Sciences Museum. Savannah, GA.Statue of Michelangelo before Telfair Academy of Arts & Sciences Museum. Savannah, GA.
Carriage building of Owens-Thomas House. Savannah, GA.Telfair Museum of Art old building (1818) with statuary. Savannah, GA. Style: Regency. Architect: William Jay.Statue of Raphael before Telfair Academy of Arts & Sciences Museum. Savannah, GA.Statue of Michelangelo before Telfair Academy of Arts & Sciences Museum. Savannah, GA.
James Moore Wayne house later Birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low. Savannah, GA.Entrance of Birthplace Museum of Girl Scout founder Juliette Gordon Low. Savannah, GA.

James Moore Wayne house (1819-21) (10 E. Oglethorpe Ave. near Wright Square) later Birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low. Savannah, GA. Style: Regency. Architect: William Jay. On National Register.Entrance of Birthplace Museum of Girl Scout founder Juliette Gordon Low (1860-1927). Savannah, GA.


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