Art

Captain John Smith’s Map of Virginia

A beautiful engraving of Virginia by Captain John Smith during his adventures in Jamestown, Virginia. It features a brave in the upper right hand side and Chief Powhatan with his children and wives in a grass hut on the left. Jamestown is marked along with Captain’s Smith explorations. (more…)

Capt. John Smith’s Adventures in Early Virginia

A beautiful engraving of the five times Captain John Smith almost died at Jamestown, Virginia. The bottom right shows Pocahontas, famously, saving his life. This engraving was a part of his 2 volume series “The Travels, Adventures, and Observations of Captaine John Smith”. (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

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…)

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