Monticello: North and South ends--page 3 of 5 pages

Thomas Jefferson

Views from the northwest, northeast and north

The east end includes the north octagonal room, the north piazza (not enclosed as it is on the south end), and the small tea room (which inside joins the main dining room).

Views from the southwest


South end, viewed from terrace

Jefferson's own rooms made up this south side of the house: his bedroom and cabinet on the west, the greenhouse (or south piazza) in the center, and the library to the east.
Left: note the angled brick wall--blank to house the bookshelves on the interior. Center: Note also how the small attic windows of third story bedrooms are incorporated into the frieze, as if they were metopes.

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