The Majesty of Beaufort

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Stately mansions and picturesque, cozy cottages line the avenues of beautiful Beaufort, South Carolina, but most visitors have had to be content with merely enjoying their facades--until now. The Majesty of Beaufort invites you to come inside and enjoy the simple elegance and down-home southern charm of these historic homes. Inside these pages you will find stunning full-color photographs of historic house museums, architectural landmarks, and the famous downtown historic district, as well as St. Helena Island sites and attractions. Whether you are lucky enough to live in Beaufort, plan on visiting, or just have an interest in Southern history or American architecture, this volume will be a welcome and beautiful addition to your library.
ISBN: 9781565547209
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
State: South Carolina
Series: Majesty
Images: 210
Pages: 96
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Nancy Easter White grew up in rural Virginia, where her love for art began. As a child, she spent hours sketching, painting, and making little sculptures using natureís craft supplies. While attending the University of Virginia, her coursework veered toward English and the arts. She graduated with a bachelor of arts in English, from which she began an editorial career. Still not satisfied, Ms. White completed her graduate work at Savannah College of Art and Design, earning a master of fine arts degree in historic preservation. The inspiration for her graduate thesis and her passion for architectural photography came when she turned onto King Street in Beaufort and was awestruck by the front faÁade of the First African Baptist Church. Since that day, she has continued to pursue this passion and has produced a collection of photos of stately mansions, cozy cottages, architectural landmarks, and the numerous attractions that Beaufort, South Carolina, has to offer in The Majesty of Beaufort. Presently, Nancy Easter White owns her own photography business in the South Carolina Lowcountry, specializing in architectural, portrait, and fine-art images. She loves to run and garden and enjoys the peacefulness and overall presence of her home framed by tremendous oak trees.
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