Passage

The Passage is the first room visitors see upon entering the house from the main carriage entrance on the West Facade. In the late 1800s, William Key Howard, Jr. decorated the ceiling of the Passage with plasterwork in the style of the original ceilings elsewhere in the house. That work was removed in the 1930s restoration. Today, the Passage reflects its appearance upon completion of the house in 1775 with its blue-green painted woodwork and yellow-ochre wallpaper.

Dimensions: 14'-6¾"x16'-10½" = 182 sq. ft.

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Passage, 1920s
1920s
Passage, 1990s
1990s
Stairwell, 1990s
1990s
Stairwell, 2005
2009
Passage, 2005
2009
Stairs, 2005
2009