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ast View of the Rotunda and Annex, circa 1893
Holsinger Studio Collection U-290-B

South facade, 1895
Holsinger Studio Collection U-288-B

South facade, circa 1890
Holsinger Studio Collection U-284-B

South facade, circa 1890
Holsinger Studio Collection U-289-B

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.
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
Source Unknown

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

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
Pricking, scoring, iron-gall ink, pencil on laid paper engraved with coordinate lines, 12 1/4 x 8 5/8. N-331. Jefferson Papers..
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