Colonial Virginia Images
Anglican clergyman James Blair, by Charles Bridges.
William Byrd, planter, author, and member of the Governor's Council. Attributed to Hans Hysing, 1724.
Alexander Spotswood, Lieutenant Governor, and acting governor of Virginia from 1710 to 1722.
This is a late eighteenth-century illustration of a Virginia tobacco curing operation.
Samuel Davies, influential Virginia clergyman.
This English engraving is believed to be part of an early eighteenth-century tobacco label.
This engraving decorated a map of Virginia and the neighboring colonies, ca. 1755
A tobacco label from the eighteenth century.
This runaway slave notice was placed by Thomas Jefferson in the Virginia Gazette in 1769.
The Sandy Creek Baptist Church in Liberty, North Carolina. Built in 1755 by Shubal Stearns, this church was the center of the New Light or Separate Baptist movement that swept the south in the 25 years before the Revolution.