Monticello House Exterior, Virginia

This images shows the iconic front of the home of former President Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence. It is known as Monticello and is located in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Thomson-Ellis-Hutton Co., Baltimore, Md.

The description states:

Monticello

THE HOME OF THOMAS JEFFERSON

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA

The West Front

–The house was preserved while in private hands and ultimately was deeded to a foundation which maintains the site. It is the only private house in the United States that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, along with the original buildings of the nearby University of Virginia, also designed by Jefferson.

This postcard was used and is dated 16 August 1951.

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