[Four Richmond, Virginia Stereoview Photographs].
Photographs by Cook, Anderson Gallery of Richmond—Washington, Poe, and the Civil War
Four stereoview photographs of scenes in Richmond, Virginia photographed and published by Cook, Anderson Gallery of Richmond. The images, likely from the 1870s, are from the gallery’s “Views of Richmond & Vicinity, & Mountain Scenery of Virginia & West Va.” series. This series name appears on the verso along with a list of the stereoview titles available.
Present here are “State Capitol,” showing a side view of the Virginia Capitol; “Washington Monument and State Capitol,” showing the eqestrian statue of George Washington behind the capitol; “Libby Prison,” the Civil War-era Confederate prison for Union officers; and “Old Stone House,” a building associated with Lafayette and Edgar Allan Poe and today the home of Richmond’s Edgar Allan Poe Museum.
Description: [Four Richmond, Virginia Stereoview Photographs].
Richmond, Va.: Cook Anderson Gallery, No. 913 Main St., c.1870s? Four Stereoview Photographs. 3½ x 7 inches. Single, composite photographs on orange card mounts with purple versos. Series title printed on verso with lists cards available in the series. Ink annotations on versos. Brief wear to corners; otherwise, very good with sharp images.