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Wickham House Valentine Museum

John Canning & Co. performed decorative painting in the interior of this house museum.



Location: Richmond, VA
Built: Circa 1812
Original Architect: Alexander Parris
Style: Greek Revival, Late Victorian, Federal
Status: National Historic Landmark


The Wickham House was completed in 1812 and is considered an exceptionally fine example of Federal period domestic architecture. The interior features very fine decorative paintings with classical Greek and Roman themes, which our studio conserved and replicated in the Drawing Room, Dining Room, Library, and Oval Parlor, during the property's restoration. The museum is a National Historic Landmark and the restoration project won the AIA Tower Award 1992 in North Carolina.


1992 North Carolina AIA Tower Award