Stone Barn at Bremo
Original Author: Frances Benjamin Johnston
Created: 1929–1935
Medium: Photographic print

Stone Barn at Bremo

This unusual stone barn at Fluvanna County's Bremo plantation, which dates to about 1820, features a Tuscan portico and a central cupola. John Hartwell Cocke, the owner of Bremo, designed the plantation buildings with John Neilson, a master craftsman who worked for Thomas Jefferson.

This photograph was made by Frances Benjamin Johnston, a well-known photographer from Washington, D.C., who documented historic buildings and gardens throughout the South late in the 1920s and the 1930s as part of the Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South.

Citation: Frances Benjamin Johnston Photographic Collection, Fiske Kimball Fine Arts Library, University of Virginia Libraries, Charlottesville, Va.