The Planter's Prospect

Date:
2002
Creator:
Vlach, John Michael
Publisher/Studio:
Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press

"This book addresses the quintessential issues of American plantation paintings. The chapter on black figures alone should be required reading in African American studies."

Description (physical):

Softcover, 8" x 10", 216 p.

Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Pastoral Landscape With A Bridge

Date:
1875
Creator:
Helen West Stewart Ridgely, (1854-1929)

Helen West Stewart Ridgely (1854-1929) was a talented amateur artist who loved to paint landscape views in watercolor. Hampton NHS’s collection contains dozens of her works painted both in Maryland and during trips abroad. Helen was also interested in photography and took many images of historic buildings, especially churches, around Maryland.

Description (physical):

Material: Watercolor on paper. H: 17.3cm, W: 26.3cm.

Location:
535 Hampton Lane Towson,Maryland 21286
Identifier:
HAMP4450
Institution:
Hampton National Historic Site