The Old Print Shop

Salt Sulpher Spring, Monroe County, Va.

  • ARTIST: Edward Beyer

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Edward Beyer, Richmond, Va.

  • MEDIUM: Three-stone lithograph.

    DATE: 1857.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 9 1/2 x 15 3/4" ( 24.1 x 40 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: FLith. Anst v. W. Loeittot in Berlin. Edward Beyer was a German artist who traveled extensively in America, primarily in Virginia, between l848 and l857. The on-site paintings he created depict Virginia's great spas, cities, and rural landscapes in the years just prior to the War between the States. Upon his return to Germany Beyer's paintings were lithographed by Rau & Son in Dresden and Loeillot & Co. of Berlin and sold as "The Album of Virginia."


  • CONDITION: Good condition, save for very faint water staining at the outer edges of the sheet.