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The Salt Pond from the Salt Pond Knob. : Giles County Va. No. 2.

  • ARTIST: Edward Beyer

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

  • MEDIUM: Three-color lithograph,

    DATE: 1857.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 11 1/4 x 18 1/2" (28.9 x 46.9 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Lith. 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 a stain within the sky.