In this challenge Cee asks us to view something from behind or from underneath.  My submission is the monochrome version of the underside of what may be the earliest example of a cantilevered, or floating, staircase in Georgia.  Cantilever construction allows for an overhanging structure, such as a staircase, to be constructed without external bracing.  This staircase is found in the historic Chief Vann House which was built in Northwest Georgia in 1803 and 1804 by James Vann.  Vann was not only a Cherokee chief but was also the wealthiest businessman in the Cherokee Nation. The Vann House, located in Chatsworth GA, is a State Historic Site.

Chief Vann House cantilevered staircase
Chief Vann House cantilevered staircase

Check out Cee’s challenge and other photos of the backs of things here.

Cee's black and white challenge

Advertisements

4 thoughts on “Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: Back of Things

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s