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E. Watts, Book-Binder, Charlottesville, Virginia

E. Watts, Book-Binder, Charlottesville, Virginia
The earliest known printed image of the Rotunda, circa 1827. The verso is marked with an eagle holding the American shield and arrows.

The University of Virginia, 1856.

The University of Virginia, 1856.
Unsigned, [by Porte Crayon]. Wood engraving, 2 3/8 x 7. Prints Collection.
Probably the first print to show the Annex, it first appeared in an article called "Virginia Illustrated: Adventures of Porte Crayon and…

South Facade, 1895

South Facade, 1895
Source Unknown

Letter Number 2
Edgar Allan Poe, University of Virginia, September 21, 1826
to John Allan, Richmond, Virginia. 3 pp. ALS. Signed.

Letter Number 2
Edgar Allan Poe, University of Virginia, September 21, 1826
to John Allan, Richmond, Virginia. 3 pp. ALS. Signed.

Study for Elevation of Rotunda and Pavilions IX and X, 1823.

Attributed to John Neilson (formerly attributed to Cornelia Jefferson Randolph).
Study for Elevation of Rotunda and Pavilions IX and X, 1823.
Pricking, pencil, India ink, iron-gall ink, and tinted washes on wove paper, 11 x 17 1/2. N354. Jefferson…

Plan for the Dome Room of the Rotunda, 1819

Plan for the Dome Room of the Rotunda, 1819
Pricking, scoring, iron-gall ink, pencil on laid paper engraved with coordinate lines, 12 1/4 x 8 5/8. N-331. Jefferson Papers..

Section of the Rotunda, 1819

Section of the Rotunda, 1819
Pricking, iron-gall ink on laid paper engraved with coordinate lines, 8 3/4 x 8 3/4. N-329. Jefferson Papers.

South Elevation of the Rotunda, 1819

South Elevation of the Rotunda, 1819
Pricking, scoring, iron-gall ink, pencil on laid paper engraved with coordinate lines, 8 3/4 x 8 3/4. N 328. Jefferson Papers.

Specifications for the Annex

SPECIFICATIONS

Of the manner of executing a certain Building proposed
to be added to the Rotunda on the north side of the Uni-
versity buildings; reference being had to the Drawings
hereunto annexed:

GENERAL DIMENSIONS OF BUILDING

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