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Mar
09

RIVER CITY

These (1796)watercolors came from the VIRGINIA CAVALCADE summer 1985 issue. “Ammphiltheatre of Hills” Late Eighteenth-Century Richmond from the Watercolors of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, text: John C. Van Horne.

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“View down James river from Mr. Nicolson’s house above Rockett’s”

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“View of the North front of Bevidere, Richmond” (Oregonhill now)

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“Sketch of the lower end of the Falls of James River, Virginia”

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“View of Richmond from Washington’s Island”

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“Night on the River”(1857) by David Hunter Strother  porte crayon

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A Delaware River Durham Boat, from an old woodcut :  Bucks County Historical Society

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1 Response to “RIVER CITY”


  1. March 11, 2009 at 9:47 am

    Ot- These are fantastic! Please keep finding this old stuff. Perhaps the Otway Blog could become “THE” source for richmond pictorial history.


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