North Square Room

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'''Architectural Features:''' Alcove bed with a closet overhead; interior window shutters are used throughout the first floor for privacy and insulation. '''Architectural Features:''' Alcove bed with a closet overhead; interior window shutters are used throughout the first floor for privacy and insulation.
-'''Furnishings of Note:''' Today the room holds a life portrait of the Abbé by Rembrandt Peale as well as a portrait of Martha Jefferson Randolph by Thomas Sully. The room also features an unusual traveling box belonging to Jefferson's protégé [[William Short]].+'''Furnishings of Note:''' Today the room holds a life portrait of the [[Jose Correia da Serra|Abbé]] by Rembrandt Peale as well as a portrait of Martha Jefferson Randolph by Thomas Sully. The room also features an unusual traveling box belonging to Jefferson's protégé [[William Short]].
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Dimensions: 14' 10" x 15' 4"; ceiling 10' 0"

Order: Tuscan

Source: Palladio, based on the Arena of Verona

Color: Originally yellow, then wall-papered; today shown as unpainted plaster

Purpose of Room: Bedroom, used frequently by the Portuguese scholar Abbé José Correia da Serra.

Architectural Features: Alcove bed with a closet overhead; interior window shutters are used throughout the first floor for privacy and insulation.

Furnishings of Note: Today the room holds a life portrait of the Abbé by Rembrandt Peale as well as a portrait of Martha Jefferson Randolph by Thomas Sully. The room also features an unusual traveling box belonging to Jefferson's protégé William Short.