July 15, 2007 – September 15, 2007
Photographic print, ruins of hotel at Fauquier White Sulphur Springs, by Timothy H. O'Sullivan, 1862. Purchase. William Anderson Hagey Fund.
Copperplate engraving with original watercolor, "A View of the American Merchant Ship Planter" [being attacked by a French vessel], published by John Fairburn in London, England, 1800. Purchase. John A. C. Keith Memorial Fund.
Oil on canvas portrait of Meriwether Lewis by Horace T. Carpenter after Charles Willson Peale. Purchased through the Leo J. Wellhouse Fund, the Carrie Wheeler Buck Fund, the William Anderson Hagey Fund, the Elis Olsson Memorial Foundation Fund, and the Douglas H. Gordon Fund.
Gothic Revival chair used at a home in Winchester; an advertising label for Cosby's Jersey Lily Patent Flour, Grottoes. Gift of Robert Timmins, Richmond.
Crazy quilt made by Nannie Edwards Finley White of Warm Springs, Virginia, c. 1888, and box of assorted paper-pieced quilt blocks. Gift of Eleanor Bear Wallace, Richmond, in memory of Nannie Edwards Finley White.
Carte-de-visite photograph of an unidentified Union soldier by J. Jones, photographer, Rendezvous of Distribution [Union photo studio in Alexandria]. Purchase.
Carte-de-visite photograph of an unidentified woman from Winchester by N. Routzahn, photographer. Purchase.
Photographic print, "The Living Uncle Sam" (19,000 officers and men posed at Camp Lee) by Mole & Thomas, 1919. Purchase. Elis Olsson Memorial Foundation Fund.
Coin silver chatelaine marked William Mitchell and Richmond spoon marked "EGE". Purchase. James H. Willcox, Jr. Fund.