Art

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…)

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…)

CSS Merrimack vs. USS Congress

CSS Merrimack vs. USS Congress

A rare engraving of the Merrimack, or Virginia, versus the USS Congress and other ships. It is titled “The Last of the Wooden Navy”. This battle occurs the day before the Monitor arrives at New Port News, VA for their famous battle.  (more…)

City of Richmond, VA

City of Richmond, VA

A beautifully hand colored image of Richmond from Harpers Weekly. The frame is 27.5″ long and 21″ deep. This was printed in 1862 and was well taken care of.

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Map of Virginia

Map of Virginia, Circa 1827

A nice map of Virginia from 1827.  The frame is 20 x 17.25″. It has been professionally framed.  Look at Chesterfield County.

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