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Episcopal Church at Richmond, Virginia
  • J. & F. Tallis, publisher
  • Episcopal Church at Richmond, Virginia, mid 1800s
  • Images of historical buildings
  • Where object was made: London, England, United Kingdom
  • engraving
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 110 x 142 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 182 x 256 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 4 5/16 x 5 9/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 1/8 x 10 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Transfer from Watson Library, 1969
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2935
Description

Image of church with domed roof and columns. In the lower left corner of the margins is a scene with figures, some of which are barely clothed (identified as the "1st Importation of Negroes, in 1619". In the lower right corner of the margins is a scene of figures with weapons standing before a desk (identified as "Bacon demanding the commission from Sir William 1676"). In the top center of the margins is a sketch of tobacco plants with a hoe.