Auction 111, Lot 267

"The City of Richmond, Virginia", Anon.

Subject: Richmond Virginia

Period: 1866 (circa)

Publication: Harper's History of the Great Rebellion

Color: Hand Color

20.5 x 14.3 inches
52.1 x 36.3 cm

Well rendered panoramic bird's-eye view of the city with people and soldiers in the foreground. Above are three large insets: Rebel Prisons on Main, Near Twenty-Fifth Street, Richmond; The Capitol at Richmond; and Henrico County Jail, Richmond. This handsome view was originally published in Harper's Weekly in 1861 and was reprinted in this commemorative issue.


Condition: B

Fine, even impression with full, later hand coloring. A few spots else very good.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $95

Closed on 6/8/2005