Nathaniel Russell House

John Canning & Co.  designed and executed the trompe l'oeil cornices on all of the stair halls in this National Historic Landmark.

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BUILDING FACTS

Location: Charleston, SC
Built: Circa 1808
Original Architect: Nathaniel Russell
Style: Neoclassical
Status: National Historic Landmark

SCOPE

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John Canning & Co. was responsible for the design and execution of trompe l’oeil cornices on the first, second, and third floor stair halls, and a trompe l’oeil medallion on third floor ceiling. We also grained interior doors throughout the house to appear as mahogany with satinwood inlay.