Art

Map of Virginia, C. 1650

This wonderful map of Virginia was derived from Captain John Smith’s map of 1612. While amazingly accurate, this map shows Jamestown (Lameftowne). In the upper left corner is Chief Powhatan with his wives and children. (more…)

Catesby Engravings

Catesby Engravings

A nice trio of Mark Catesby’s engravings from Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands. He published these and other images between 1729-1747. (more…)

“Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack”

“Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack” by Kurz and Allison, Circa 1889

A great engraving of “Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack” by Kurz and Allison.  This world famous battle represented major innovations in civil and military technologies.

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1910 Engraving of UNC

1910 Engraving of UNC

A wonderful engraving of the University of North Carolina. This piece was made by Richard Rummell (1848-1924). He was a well known artist and was commissioned to do some water color paintings of some of the most prestigious schools and colleges in American. Painted from a “bird’s eye view” it has often been speculated that he used a hot air balloon.

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Rummell’s Engraving of UVA

Rummell’s Engraving of UVA

A fantastic engraving by Richard Rummell of the University of Virginia.  This piece was originally painted by Richard Rummell(1848-1924). He was a well-known artist and was commissions to do some water color paintings of some of the most prestigious schools and colleges in American.

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UVA Engraving, C. 1838

UVA Engraving, C. 1838

A wonderful, steel engraving of the “University de Virginia”, or better known as the University of Virginia. Published by Hermann Meyer’s in “Universium” in 1838.

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Virginia Map


Virginia Map

A nice map of the Commonwealth of Virginia. This pre Civil War map was produced in 1855. Made by Colton, it is framed in acid free matting and is ready to go home. (more…)

Landscape Oil

Landscape Oil

A nice landscape, oil on canvas painting in its original frame. The landscape and cattle give us some clues to the painter. The landscape is Italian but the cow is South American.  (more…)

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