This is an original 1947 black and white photogravure of Shirley Plantation (1740) in Charles City County, Virginia. Located on the north bank of the James River, Shirley Plantation dates to 1614. The estate is the oldest active plantation in Virginia and, beginning operations in 1638, is one of the oldest family owned and operated businesses in North America. In 1969 the site was added to the National Register of Historic Places and declared a National Historic Landmark in 1970.
This 64+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
Product Type: Original Photogravure; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 5.5 x 8 inches; 14 x 20 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Keywords specific to this image: Colonial America, Colonial Architecture, Dormers