Downtown Buildings -- The Nationally Famous Pirate's House (1734)
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Color postcard with no borders and divided back and postally unused. Image is from painting signed by Ted Waters. Caption from the back: "The Nationally Famous Pirate's House (1734) 20 East Broad St., Savannah Ga. 31401 One of Savannah's major attractions it its quaint and colorful Pirate's House located a block from the river in historic Trustee's Garden. Built in 1754 and associated with Stevenson's Treasure Island, The Pirate's House had become nationally famous for its supurb food and intriguing atmosphere. It is recommended by AAA, Gourmet, McCall's, and Better Homes and Gardens. Redbook says: "One of the 34 best restaurants in the U.S.A.!" Unique Lounge, Fascinating Gift Shop - Ample Parking. Bring the Youngsters"
The artist of this postcard was Theodore Waters. He was a well known Savannah artist and architectural designer. He was born in Screven County and started his career designing homes for First Federal Savings & Loan. He restored many of the older homes in the city and was involved in creating many of the residences in an expanding city. His design work was featured in Southern Living Magazine and other regional publications. He served as president of the Savannah Art Club at the Telfair Academy in 1951. Waters was known for his watercolors, and this image of The Pirates' House is one of his best known. He died at the age of 80 in 2000.
K-17485 appears in stamp box.
Scholars wishing to cite this item should include item title, Savannah Postcard Collection, MS 016, Jen Library Archives and Special Collections, the Savannah College of Art and Design, and the item's url.
3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches
MS 016 Savannah Postcard Collection, Jen Library Archives and Special Collections, the Savannah College of Art and Design.
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