Art

“Bethany College”

Engraving of “Bethany College”, Circa 1845

An early engraving of Bethany College from 1845.  This came out of a book.  The image is 4 1/2″ wide and 2 1/2″ tall.  While the frame is 10 1/8″ wide and 8 5/8″ tall.  The hand coloring is later.  Please note the frame is prettier in person.

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“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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“Smith’s History of Virginia”

“Smith’s History of Virginia” by Capt. John Smith, 1629. This is a 2nd printing of “Smith’s History of Virginia” by Capt. John Smith.  It was originally published in 1629.  The 2nd printing was done here, in Richmond, VA, in 1819 from the original plates.

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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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