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Art Print Notes:
Hay House is sometimes called the Palace of The South, and certainly it is palatial in design, wouldn’t you agree? This gorgeous piece of historic Macon, Georgia, was built by William Butler Johnston for his wife Anne. The couple honeymooned in Europe from 1855 to 1859, and it should be evident that part of that time was spent in Italy. Hay House was designed in the Italian Renaissance Revival style by architects T. Thomas and Son with a good deal of input from the Johnstons based on their love of the architecture they had seen in Italy.
It’s been more than a century since William B Johnston and his new bride built the house of their dreams on Georgia Avenue in Macon. After the death of Anne, Hay House passed to their daughter who had married into the Felton Family. Following the Felton family, the home was sold to the Hay Family who have become since synonymous with the grand old home. It was the Hay Family who ultimately gave what is officially the Johnston-Felton-Hay House to the Georgia Trust to operate as a museum.
Anyone who has visited Macon or lived there almost certainly recognizes Hay House. It’s certainly a local jewel in Georgia’s crown the proverbial sense. Hay House stands apart from the rest of the architecture of the region in a most charming way. It’s distinctive and elegant and, yes, palatial. I’m not sure Hay House is as widely known as I think it should be, but I wanted to highlight this beautiful Macon landmark with my artwork. There’s a sense of the warm afternoon sun on the red bricks. And the skies and trees speak of a lush spring or summer day in the south. There’s a purposefully timeless feel to this print. It is today or did the Johnston couple just step inside?
Hay House today is not a home to one family but a home to Macon. In addition to preserving the past as a museum, Hay House is available as an event space for weddings, receptions, and banquets. Do you have special memories of a day at Hay House? Perhaps this Hay House print would make for a beautiful way of remembering that special occasion? I hope you will stop and share what makes this Macon art stand out for you?
Wonder what past print buyers think?
…it is a surprise for my daughter when she comes home from college.. …and I can’t wait for her to see it!! Nice surprise for her finishing her first year and doing amazing!
Got my print today – Beautiful! Thanks! : )
Can’t wait to get it framed and on the wall.
I just concluded my ordering of 11 metal prints of your Atlanta images.
Thanks for your help and artistic talents!
Love it… the print arrived today and looks awesome!!
Now I just need to get a suitable frame and get it up where it can be enjoyed.
I love my “Toomers Drugstore” and “Auburn Supper Club” prints from Mark. He does an amazing job and every painting has detail and awesome colors. His Auburn prints are a must have for fans that love Auburn as much as I do!
The print is absolutely breathtaking! I immediately went and had it framed, I just couldn’t wait to display it.
I’m excited to show off your work to my friends and family. You are one of the most talented photographers I’ve seen and it’s a pleasure to own your work.
I took the photograph of the house to be framed and the young lady who helped me choose the mats and frame was so taken with the photography that she asked for your name so she could see more on the web.
If you hear from an Erica I want a commission!
…thanks to Facebook and finding Mark E Tisdale, a special print will become a memory in my parents’ home this Christmas…
My daughter sent me this print as an early Mother’s Day gift. It arrived today and I love, love love it!
Received the print today! It’s gorgeous! I really can’t thank you enough.
I’ll frame it and hang it in my apartment in NYC as soon as I get back.
DeAnn just called me so very excited, she received the picture. She thinks it’s just beautiful.
Thank you so much and I’m sure you will be hearing from her too.
It was my father’s birthday present. Thank you Mark. It brought back wonderful memories for him.
I framed the picture of our house and put it under the tree for Sid.
He loved it!
I just dropped it off at the framing shop on Friday and had a look at it… It’s absolutely beautiful.
I purchased it to replace a painting of Paris and to be honest the way that you have captured Dublin on the river at night makes it look more beautiful than Paris.
Beautiful photo, you are very talented.
Best part of my day = getting my prints in the mail!!!!!!!!! Yahoo!!!!!
Absolutely delighted! They are perfect!
I ordered a framed print of the Macon County Clinic and Nurses house . My mother… worked there from 1956 until the clinic closed. … It is a beautiful artwork and looking forward to seeing her face when she gets this gift on Christmas. Thanks for the Great GIFT!!
It’s simply beautiful! The colors are so vibrant and powerful.
Received my red phone box cards today. Thank you – they are lovely. Look forward to purchasing from you in the future.
Yes! I got my tractor print in the mail today, and I love it! It is beautiful. It is vibrant and ….perfect… and I am going to frame it and hang it asap! I love it. Thank you Mark! You are an amazing photographer.
I got my print today, thank-you so much.
I love it!
Just wanted to let you know, for Christmas, my sister got me a GIANT photo from you of the mountains and sheep in Connemara (Ireland).
It is really beautiful and I love it. Gotta have it matted and framed next.
The Lighting in this print is stunning! Thank you!
Originally I purchased these cards to give for Easter, but they are so beautiful I decided to frame and keep them for myself.
Mark Tisdale’s work is excellent.
The cards are very high quality. Images are sharp and colors are vibrant!
I treated myself last year to two of your lovely works of art. The telephone box & the Scottish cottage on a country lane. Love them!
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