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Pictures from English Ancestral Homes of Noted Americans by Anne Hollingsworth Wharton, Philadelphia and London, J. B. Lippincott and Company, MCMXV [1915].

Anne Hollingsworth Wharton was born on 15th December 1845 and died on 29th July 1928, more than 70 years ago, so that this work is out of copyright. She was a descendent of Joseph Wharton and hence related to Thomas Wharton Jr. (1735-1778), the first President of Pennsylvania.

Title: Ancestral Homes of Noted Americans

Author: Wharton, Anne Hollingsworth

City: London

Date: 1915

Total items: 12

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

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[picture: Church of St. Mary, Redcliffe, Bristol]

Church of St. Mary, Redcliffe, Bristol

Admiral Sir William Pen (1621 – 70), son of Giles Penn of Redcliffe, was buried at St Mary Redcliffe Church. He was a squadron commander in Cromwell’s Navy. He received Pennsylvania as a land grant in exchange for services rendered to King Charles II, and founded a Quaker colony there. Admiral Penn is buried in the church shown here. I don’t [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Methley Hall, Yorkshire]

Methley Hall, Yorkshire

This building was demolished in 1963, and there is nothing left of it. [more...] [$]

[picture: Prison Cells (wallpaper version)]

Prison Cells (wallpaper version)

A version of Prison Cells... for use as a computer desktop background image (root wallpaper or whatever you call it on your system). I cropped the image and increased the contrast to make it more atmospheric. [more...] [$]

[picture: Sulgrave Manor]

Sulgrave Manor

The English home of the Washingtons [more...] [$]

[picture: Church of St.Mary, Redcliffe(bg)]

Church of St.Mary, Redcliffe(bg)

Version cropped for use as a wallpaper (screen background for computer desktop) [$]


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Places shown:

Austerfield ·Boston ·Bristol ·Gloucestershire ·Kent ·Lincolnshire ·Mickletown ·Oxfordshire ·Penshurst ·Redcliffe ·South Riding ·Sulgrave ·West Riding ·Yorkshire

Pictures from English Ancestral Homes of Noted Americans by Anne Hollingsworth Wharton, Philadelphia and London, J. B. Lippincott and Company, MCMXV [1915].

Anne Hollingsworth Wharton was born on 15th December 1845 and died on 29th July 1928, more than 70 years ago, so that this work is out of copyright. She was a descendent of Joseph Wharton and hence related to Thomas Wharton Jr. (1735-1778), the first President of Pennsylvania.


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