November 15, 2009 – January 15, 2010
Virginia state seal banner, cotton oilcloth, c. 1875–85. Purchased through the James H. Willcox Jr., Fund.
A George III sterling silver and crystal cruet set marked by silversmith James Delmester, London, c. 1760–61, with Epes family provenance. Gift of I. Stuart T. Gravatt, Richmond.
Ceramic plate with Virginia state seal, c. 1840s. Purchased through the James H. Willcox, Jr., Fund.
McClellan saddle used at V.M.I., probably 20th century. Gift of Jim Weigand, Midlothian.
Oil on canvas portraits of Hay Taliaferro (1774–1834) and Susannah Conway Taliaferro (b. 1779), of "Rose Hill," Orange County. Gift of James Bolton, Jr., Rockville.
Twelve coin silver buttons marked "JP" and attributed to J. Pittman, Alexandria, c. 1800. Purchased through the Carrie Wheeler Buck Fund.