Macon County Courthouse - Georgia Canvas Print
The subject of this Georgia canvas print is the 1894 Macon County Courthouse. Built in the Romanesque style of architecture, it was constructed to replace a previous courthouse lost to fire. Local lore holds that original plans called for it to be built in stone instead of brick but the cost was too high and the building organizers settled for a granite cornerstone. It's also said that there was an attempt to move the county seat, and thus the new courthouse, to Montezuma. But Oglethorpe won out and remains the county seat to this day.
The architects for our handsome old courthouse were W. Chamberlain & Company of Knoxville, Tennessee. Plans were completed in 1893 with the building being finished the following year.
In my memories of childhood, the courthouse was an off-white color. It's possible when it was newly painted it had been white. Whatever the case, it wasn't nearly as pretty as it is today having been restored to its original unpainted brick exterior. It's shown on this canvas art with red brick beneath picturesque blue skies.
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Stretched canvas prints are a great choice for decorating your home or office. Canvas art is a classic choice that is at home in traditional and modern decor alike.
After the purchase of your canvas print, it is made to your order. The artwork is printed on an acid-free poly/cotton blend canvas. The use of archival inks and substrate means that your canvas art print should last a lifetime without fading or loss of color.
When ordering your print, you have a choice between glossy and matte finishes. While I ordinarily love matte finishes on prints, I do like the sheen that comes on glossy canvas prints. Ultimately I would suggest letting the amount of light in your space guide your choice. In a brightly lit environment, I would lean towards a matte finish to reduce the chance of glare.
There are three wrap styles to choose from for canvas prints. The mirrored wrap choice mirrors and extends the image to the sides of the canvas wrap (without losing any of the original artwork on the front). The majority of the time I would suggest this is the best choice. The other two options are a solid black wrap or white wrap. You can see a preview of each option when selecting wrap color.
After printing, the canvas is stretched over and secured to a wooden frame of 1.5" by 1.5" stretcher bars. The entire production process takes from 10 to 15 business days. Your artwork will arrive in sturdy packaging. The hanging wire will be attached and all hardware necessary to hang your canvas print will be included. Canvas prints are a great ready-to-hang option.