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A memorial volume of Virginia historical portraiture, 1585-1830

A memorial volume of Virginia historical portraiture, 1585-1830, edited by Alexander Wilbourne Weddell ... with an introduction by Ellen Glasgow and a review of early American portraiture by Thomas B. Clarke.
Weddell, Alexander Wilbourne, 1876-1948
Richmond, The William Byrd Press, incorporated, 1930.

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Additional Authors
  • Glasgow, Ellen, 1873-1945.
  • Clarke, Thomas Benedict, 1848-1931.
  • Virginia Historical Society.
  • Virginia House, Richmond.
xxxi, 556 p. incl. col. front. plates, ports. (1 col.) fold. map.; 35 cm.
Alternative Title
Virginia historical portraiture.
  • Part of the portraits accompanied by guard sheets with descriptive letterpress; the biography of each magistrate of whom no portraits are known to exist, accompanied by blank leaf on which a reproduction of a portrait, if found, may by placed.
  • "This limited edition of one thousand copies has been printed from type and the type distributed."
  • "This volume commemorates an exhibition of contemporary portraits of personages associated with the history of Virginia between the years 1585-1830, held in Virginia House, Richmond, under the auspices of the Virginia Historical Society, between April 26 and May 27, 1929."
Bibliography (note)
  • "A bibliography of early American portraits and portrait painters, prepared by the Division of Bibliography of the Library of Congress": p. 433-440; "A brief bibliography of Virginia": p. 441-465; Bibliography: p. 513-517.
  • ocm00975407
  • SCSB-422984
Owning Institutions
Princeton University Library