Thomas Jefferson, President & Architect Photos

Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was not only third US President (1801-1809), he was a Renaissance man. His three major architectural projects include the designs for his home Monticello, the Virginia State Capitol, & the University of Virginia at Charlottesville. He was also greatly responsible for the westward expansion of the USA, sending Lewis & Clark to explore as far as the Pacific & orchestrating the Louisiana purchase. He drafted the Declaration of Independence, served in several legislative & ambassadorial positions, promoted scientific studies & his library formed the core of the Library of Congress.

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Monticello seen over flowers. VA.Monticello. VA.Oblique view of Monticello. VA.Monticello seen full width. VA.
Monticello seen over flowers. VA.Monticello (1769). VA. Architect: Thomas Jefferson.Oblique view of Monticello. VA.Monticello seen full width. VA.
Vegetable gardens beside Monticello. VA.Portico of Virginia State Capitol. Richmond, VA.Senate wing of Virginia State Capitol. Richmond, VA.Virginia State Capitol was modeled on the Maison Carrée in Nimes, France. Richmond, VA.
Vegetable gardens beside Monticello. VA.Portico of Virginia State Capitol. Richmond, VA.Senate wing of Virginia State Capitol. Richmond, VA.Virginia State Capitol (1785-88) was modeled on the Maison Carrée in Nimes, France. Richmond, VA. Architect: Thomas Jefferson & Charles Clérisseau. On National Register.
Rotunda of Virginia State Capitol with busts of Virginian American Presidents. Richmond, VA.Details of Virginia State Capitol dome interior. Richmond, VA.Thomas Jefferson bust in Virginia State Capitol. Richmond, VA.The Rotunda on University of Virginia campus with a monument dedicated to Thomas Jefferson, US President & the actual architect of the building & campus. Charlottesville, VA.
Rotunda of Virginia State Capitol with busts of Virginian American Presidents. Richmond, VA.Details of Virginia State Capitol dome interior. Richmond, VA.Thomas Jefferson bust in Virginia State Capitol. Richmond, VA.The Rotunda (c1817) on University of Virginia campus with a monument dedicated to Thomas Jefferson, US President & the actual architect of the building & campus. Charlottesville, VA. Architect: Thomas Jefferson. On National Register.
The Rotunda of University of Virginia was modelled after the Pantheon in Rome & was originally the university library. Charlottesville, VA.Jefferson Memorial. Washington, DC.Thomas Jefferson sculpture in Jefferson Memorial. Washington, DC.Jefferson Memorial in setting sun. Washington, DC.
The Rotunda of University of Virginia was modelled after the Pantheon in Rome & was originally the university library. Charlottesville, VA.Jefferson Memorial (1943) (Tidal Basin) modeled after Pantheon in Rome. Washington, DC. Architect: John Russell Pope. On National Register.Thomas Jefferson sculpture in his memorial by Rudulph Evens. Washington, DC.Jefferson Memorial tinted by setting sun. Washington, DC.
Thomas Jefferson portrait by Gilbert Stuart at National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Portrait of Thomas Jefferson by Charles Willson Peale in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Portrait of Thomas Jefferson by George Catlin after painting by Thomas Sully at Virginia State Capitol. Richmond, VA.Portrait of Thomas Jefferson on Jefferson engine at FASNY Museum of Firefighting. Hudson, NY.
Thomas Jefferson portrait (c1821) by Gilbert Stuart at National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.Portrait of Thomas Jefferson (1791-2) by Charles Willson Peale in National Portrait Gallery. Philadelphia, PA.Portrait of Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) by George Catlin after painting by Thomas Sully at Virginia State Capitol. Richmond, VA.Portrait of Thomas Jefferson on Jefferson engine at FASNY Museum of Firefighting. Hudson, NY.
Thomas Jefferson portrait by Mather Brown at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Thomas Jefferson portrait by Charles Bird King after Gilbert Stuart at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Thomas Jefferson plaster sculpture by Hiram Powers at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC.Thomas Jefferson statue at entrance to Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Thomas Jefferson portrait (1786) by Mather Brown at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Thomas Jefferson portrait (1836) by Charles Bird King after Gilbert Stuart at National Portrait Gallery. Washington, DC.Thomas Jefferson plaster sculpture (1873) by Hiram Powers at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC.Thomas Jefferson statue at entrance to Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.
Thomas Jefferson statue by James Earle Fraser at entrance to Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Carving of President Thomas Jefferson in New York State Capitol. Albany, NY.Thomas Jefferson statue on George Washington monument at Virginia State Capitol. Richmond, VA.The carved faces of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln on Mount Rushmore as designed by Gutzon Borglum. SD.
Thomas Jefferson statue by James Earle Fraser at entrance to Missouri State Capitol. Jefferson City, MO.Carving of President Thomas Jefferson in New York State Capitol. Albany, NY.Thomas Jefferson statue on George Washington monument at Virginia State Capitol. Richmond, VA.The carved faces of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln on Mount Rushmore as designed by Gutzon Borglum. SD.
Thomas Jefferson statue. Louisville, KY.Jefferson County Courthouse. Louisville, KY.Thomas Jefferson statue. Louisville, KY.Bronze bust of Thomas Jefferson in Old State House Museum. Little Rock, AR.
Thomas Jefferson statue silhouetted against Aegon Center. Louisville, KY.Jefferson County Courthouse (1842) (527 W. Jefferson St.). Louisville, KY. Architect: Gideon Shryock. On National Register.Angels of justice at base of Thomas Jefferson statue. Louisville, KY.Bronze bust of Thomas Jefferson (c1937) in Old State House Museum. Little Rock, AR.
Bust of Thomas Jefferson in Long Hall at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Statue of Thomas Jefferson by Karl Bitter in arched hall of Missouri History Museum. St. Louis, MO.Statue of Thomas Jefferson by Karl Bitter in arched hall of Missouri History Museum. St. Louis, MO.Statue of Thomas Jefferson by Karl Bitter at Missouri History Museum. St Louis, MO.
Bust of Thomas Jefferson in Long Hall at Peacefield. Quincy, MA.Statue of Thomas Jefferson (1913) by Karl Bitter in arched hall of Missouri History Museum. St. Louis, MO.Statue of Thomas Jefferson (1913) by Karl Bitter in arched hall of Missouri History Museum. St. Louis, MO.Statue of Thomas Jefferson (1913) by Karl Bitter at Missouri History Museum. St Louis, MO.
Statue of Thomas Jefferson by Karl Bitter in arched hall of Missouri History Museum. St Louis, MO.3: Thomas Jefferson lived. XP.Thomas Jefferson medal. Fremont, OH.Thomas Jefferson silver medal by Robert Scott at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC.
Statue of Thomas Jefferson (1913) by Karl Bitter in arched hall of Missouri History Museum. St Louis, MO.3: Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809) lived (1743-1826). XP.Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809) medal (at Hayes Presidential Center). Fremont, OH.Thomas Jefferson silver medal (1801) by Robert Scott at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Washington, DC.
Jefferson Peace Medal as used on Lewis & Clark Expedition at Oklahoma History Center. Oklahoma City, OK.Jefferson Peace Medal found along Missouri River near Mobridge at South Dakota State Historical Society Museum. Pierre, SD.Peace & Friendship side of Jefferson Peace Medal given to natives by early American explorers at South Dakota State Historical Society Museum. Pierre, SD.Thomas Jefferson peace medal at National Museum of the American Indian. Washington, DC.
Jefferson Peace Medal (1801) as used on Lewis & Clark Expedition at Oklahoma History Center. Oklahoma City, OK.Jefferson Peace Medal (1801) found along Missouri River near Mobridge at South Dakota State Historical Society Museum. Pierre, SD.Peace & Friendship side of Jefferson Peace Medal (1801) given to natives by early American explorers at South Dakota State Historical Society Museum. Pierre, SD.Thomas Jefferson peace medal (1801) at National Museum of the American Indian. Washington, DC.
Signatures of Thomas Jefferson, President & James Madison, Secretary of State on document naming members of Orleans Territorial Legislature at Destrehan Plantation. Destrehan, LA.Sevres plate owned by Thomas Jefferson who was ambassador to France at the time at Museum of Virginia History. Richmond, VA.Thomas Jefferson souvenir plate with expo buildings from 1904 St. Louis World's Fair at Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion. St. Louis, MO.Thomas Jefferson souvenir plate with flags from 1904 St. Louis World's Fair at Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion. St. Louis, MO.
Signatures of Thomas Jefferson, President & James Madison, Secretary of State on document naming members of Orleans Territorial Legislature at Destrehan Plantation. Destrehan, LA.Sevres plate (1786) owned by Thomas Jefferson who was ambassador to France at the time at Museum of Virginia History. Richmond, VA.Thomas Jefferson souvenir plate with expo buildings from 1904 St. Louis World's Fair at Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion. St. Louis, MO.Thomas Jefferson souvenir plate with flags from 1904 St. Louis World's Fair at Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion. St. Louis, MO.
Thomas Jefferson souvenir plate with expo buildings from 1904 St. Louis World's Fair at Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion. St. Louis, MO.Thomas Jefferson sculpture by George Lundeen on quad of University of Missouri. Columbia, MO.Thomas Jefferson obelisk grave marker from Monticello moved to the University of Missouri in 1885. Columbia, MO.
Thomas Jefferson souvenir plate with expo buildings from 1904 St. Louis World's Fair at Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion. St. Louis, MO.Thomas Jefferson sculpture by George Lundeen on quad of University of Missouri. Columbia, MO.Thomas Jefferson obelisk grave marker from Monticello moved to the University of Missouri in 1885. Columbia, MO.

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