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Name Richmond, Virginia

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Image of Drawing - 0985.13.02408

Drawing - 0985.13.02408

drawing, charcoal; image of a woman, standing, turned 3/4 facing viewer's left; subject's left hand resting on column to her left; wearing front closure bodice, not tightly fitted; belt with pouch at waist; simple pleated skirt; hair parted at middle, plaited at back of head/neck;

Painting - 1928.079.00002

Painting - Watercolor picture of a couple of groups of older men. On the right side are two sitting in chairs, talking; two others are sitting next to each other and talking with a third who is standing in front on the side of the picture. A few other groups are scattered in the background. In lower right corner is handwritten in pencil: "M. Dashiell / The Jefferson Lobby / Reunion 1922".

Image of Painting - 1971.024

Painting - 1971.024

Watercolor: Robertson Hospital Depiction of white clapboard house, located at 3rd and Main Streets in Richmond, Virginia. Street scene with people walking, wagon behind house, Third National Confederate flag hanging from flagpole on house. 17 x 20 1/2" on gray matte (same as Elmo Jones in Charles Haskell's Southern Landmarks in Medical History)

Speech - CML-MSC.21

Remarks on Behalf of Lee Camp on the Occasion of the Reception of the Portrait of Colonel Henry Coulter [sic] Cabell. March 1915. Physical Appearance: March 1915 - "Remarks on Behalf of Lee Camp on the Occasion of the Reception of the Portrait of Colonel Henry Coulter [sic] Cabell" - Makes brief biographical and military career references. Lee Camp refers to R. E. Lee Camp, No. 1, United Confederate Veterans, Richmond, Virginia. Author unidentified.

Telegram - CML-MSC.27

Samuel Cooper to James A. Seddon, November 28, 1864 Physical Appearance: November 28, 1864 - [Header] The Southern Telegraph Companies - S[amuel] Cooper, A[djutant] & I[inspector] Gen[era]l, at Richmond, V[irgini]a to [James A. Seddon, Secretary of War] - Telegram in numerical code. Deciphered on reverse - "Acknowledges receipt of dispatches of 22 & 23, No reinforcements can be sent."


William Booth Taliaferro Papers: Special Orders and General Orders, 1862-1865 Physical Appearance: This folder of the William Booth Taliaferro Papers contains the following Special Orders and General Orders from 1862 through 1865: a) March 10, 1862 - Richmond, V[irgini]a, [Special] Order - Appoints L[ieutenan]t W. B. Pendleton of the 23rd V[irgini]a R[egimen]t [Infantry] as Assistant Adjutant General on his staff. Signed, "Wm. B. Taliaferro" Brig[adier] Gen[era]l, P[rovisional] A[rmy], C[onfederate] S[tates]. b) September 4, 1862 - H[ead] Q[uarte]rs Army of Northern V[irgini]a, Leesburg, Gen[era]l Orders, No. [102] - Concerns reduction of transportation, conduct of the army in M

Image of Painting - FIC2015.00530

Painting - FIC2015.00530

Painting: Untitled [Pyramid atop Monument to Confederate War Dead at Hollywood Cemetery] Watercolor on paper. Signed in lower left corner, "W. L. Sheppard"

Image of Pass - FIC2017.03000

Pass - FIC2017.03000

Pass - for Henry (slave), signed by Jefferson Davis, November 10, 1863 "Pass Henry to apothecary's store and back to Presdts House - Jeffn Davis Nov. 10. 1863"

Image of Agreement - FIC2017.03001

Agreement - FIC2017.03001

Agreement: Slave hiring agreement for Fannie, by Varina Davis for Jefferson Davis, with Thomas Binford, January 1, 1865 "$400 / On th 1st Jany. next, we bind ourselves / our heirs, to pay Thomas Binford, his heirs / or assigns four hundred dollars for the hire / of a negro woman Fannie / payable quarterly, for the present year. / Said negro woman to be returned at Christmas / next Will clothes and blanket. Witness our / hands and seals this 1st day of Jany 1865 / V Davis for / Jeffn Davis / Seal / Seal" On reverse: "March 1st 1865 Recd / the 1st quarter of the / within / Thos Binford"

ORDERS, MILITARY - MS-19020428.13

Orders, military; Colonel Ulric Dahlgren: Orders to Officers and Men concerning the Richmond, Virginia, Raid, Spring 1864 Physical Appearance: [n. d., 1864] - Headquarters, Third Division, Cavalry, Corps - Union Colonel Ulric Dahlgren to "Officers and Men" - Informs a select group of soldiers that they have been chosen for a "desperate undertaking . . . to release the prisoners from Belle Isle" and then "destroy and burn the hateful city [Richmond, Virginia]." 3 pp. Label: "83" near upper left corner.

Chandelier and Fixture, Gas -

This gasolier had six arms, one is missing. There are scroll designs on the lower shaft with floral and leaf designs decorating the entire shaft and spinnings.

Image of BASE


Base of stand to a map stand. Four wooden legs with wheels. Two 10-lb. Parrott artillery shells decoratively placed upright on base; one is detached from base.



Shallow dome of clear glass with central iron ringed opening. A round piece of paper with the history of the inkstand written upon it has been placed into the bottom of the well.

Image of FORK


The silverplate fork has four tines and a raised scalloped edge with double line decoration on the stem. A script "D" is engraved on the back of the stem. The fork has no maker's mark.

Image of Chair, Side

Chair, Side -

The balloon back chair is made of mahogany and ash. The chair is carved with symmetrical acanthus leaves, and it has a cabriole front and legs. The chair is upholstered, but present fabric is not original. The crest of the chair carving is cleanly sawn off, as well as the leaves are flattened, as if sawn.

Image of Mold, Candle

Mold, Candle -

Two parallel rows of six hollow, tapered tubes held at the top and bottom by open bases. Tin. The finish is dull gray with some surface rust.

Mold, Candle -

Two parallel rows of six hollow, tapered tubes held at the top and bottom by open bases. Ear handle. Tin. The finish is dull gray with some surface rust. The base and cylinders are damaged and split. The handle is compressed and bent with some of the cylinders separating from the base.

Image of Furniture, Doll

Furniture, Doll -

Doll bed, of wood Tall posts at headboard; shortened posts at foot. Donated with mattress, bolster, and counterpane.

Mirror, Wall -

Overmantle wall mirror, squarish with a gold leaf frame, small scroll ornamentation on each side of the frame. Linear designs on the inner edges of the mirror resemble a lyre. The frame is chipped around the edges.

Image of Doll - Emma Boyd Winn

Doll - Emma Boyd Winn

Adult female doll is an unmarked pink tint German china shoulder head doll. Arms and legs of china with a cotton-stuffed body. Hair is black molded and painted "Covered Wagon" hairstyle (12 sausage curls in rigid vertical arrangement around a smooth crown). Eyes are painted brown (rare). Nostrils painted black. Cheeks are pink-tinted. Mouth has thin, unpainted space between red-painted upper and lower lips. Dress of white cotton lawn with puffed sleeves, three-tiered ruffled skirt, lace trim around the neck; metal hook-and-eye and thread closings. Underclothing is white cotton knee-length chemise with drawstring; and white cotton lace-trimmed pantalets. Shoes are china painted black with red