Printer-friendly page

Hayes Library mantel

On the mantle of the Hayes Library are plaster busts of James Petigru and Chancellor Kent, believed to be James Kent, chancellor of the law courts of New York in the 1800s. Also pictured is a clock, which is not part of the original Hayes collection, but is authentic for the time period, and is symbolic of the clockwork James Cathcart Johnston is believed to have had an interest in.The Hayes Plantation is in Chowan County; this photograph was taken in the reconstructed library in the North Carolina Collection Gallery at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

<img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://statelibrarync.org/learnnc/sites/default/files/images/mantel.jpg" width="1024" height="683" />
Usage Statement: 

Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

This item has a Creative Commons license for re-use.  This Creative Commons BY-NC-SA license means that you may use, remix, tweak, and build upon the work for non-commerical purposes as long as you credit the original creator and as long as you license your new creation using the same license. For more information about Creative Commons licensing and a link to the license, see full details at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/.

Add a comment

PLEASE NOTE: NCpedia provides the comments feature as a way for viewers to engage with the resources. Comments are not published until reviewed by NCpedia editors at the State Library of NC, and the editors reserve the right to not publish any comment submitted that is considered inappropriate for this resource. NCpedia will not publish personal contact information in comments, questions, or responses. If you would like a reply by email, note that some email servers, such as public school accounts, are blocked from accepting messages from outside email servers or domains. If you prefer not to leave an email address, check back at your NCpedia comment for a reply. Please allow one business day for replies from NCpedia. Complete guidelines are available at https://ncpedia.org/about.