Featured Space

Add Advertising Here
Inhabit

A Glimpse Inside Baltimore’s Tyrconnell House

October 12, 2018
Antique filled bedroom with hand blocked wallpaper.
Ivy covered facade of historic gilded age Baltimore's Tyrconnell House

Photo: Library of Congress

Ivy covered Georgian style doorway of Baltimore's Tyrconnell House

Photo: Library of Congress

Gracious hallway filled with oriental carpets and antique china in Baltimore's Tyrconnell House

Photo: Library of Congress

Gracious carved pine federal style fireplace in Baltimore's Tyrconnell House

Photo: Library of Congress

Wood paneled trophy room of Baltimore's Tyrconnell House

Photo: Library of Congress

Antique filled drawing room of Baltimore's Tyrconnell House

Photo: Library of Congress

High ceilinged dining room of Baltimore's Tyrconnell House

Photo: Library of Congress

Bedroom interior of Baltimore's Tyrconnell House.

Photo: Library of Congress

Antique canopy bed in wallpapered bedroom inside Baltimore's Tyrconnell House.

Photo: Library of Congress

Fireplace with beautiful over mantel mirror inside Baltimore's Tyrconnell House.

Photo: Library of Congress

Small parlor with elaborate antique fireplace mantle inside Baltimore's Tyrconnell House.

Photo: Library of Congress

Twin antique American canopy beds inside Baltimore's Tyrconnell House.

Photo: Library of Congress

Ivy covered stone garden front of Baltimore's Tyrconnell House.

Photo: Library of Congress

Garden front of Baltimore's Tyrconnell House.

Photo: Library of Congress

At the turn of the last century, Baltimore was booming. New industries made new men wealthy & allowed them to refashion themselves. John Sears Gibbs, who made his fortune in canning, was one such man. His fortune allowed him to purchase a venerable home built by John O’Donnell just outside town.  In 1924 Mr. Gibbs engaged Baltimore society architect Walter White to expand & improve the existing mansion. The present look of Tyrconnell House

 

More information on Baltimore’s Tyrconnell House here.

 

Enjoy this post? Please consider donating to the institution whose collections made it possible!

Further Reading:

Comments:

@Instagram

  • This error message is only visible to WordPress admins

    Error: No connected account.

    Please go to the Instagram Feed settings page to connect an account.