When first preparing the posts about Natchez, I hesitated to include these because, well, frankly I was up on someone’s porch without permission, looking in the windows and snapping photographs.
True, the house was unoccupied and undergoing renovation; and I’m sure that the owners of these grand homes are used to gawkers.
But still I felt a little uncertain or whether to post them or not.
Then after Jessica Okui at Zakka Life commented that she was curious about the interiors, I thought: “Why not? In for a penny (window gazing), in for a pound (posting the pictures).”
I’m so glad I did or the next bit wouldn’t have happened!
Delightfully, Elodie Pritchartt left a comment about this very house, which had belonged to her family until recently. Her great-grandfather, William Howard Pritchartt was purser on a riverboat and built it in 1900.
It is a fascinating chronicle of past times and I’m so pleased that she left her comment and gave us all a glimpse into the bygone days of that gorgeous house overlooking the Mississippi River.