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Remains of Good Old Fashions, Exhibited in the Federal Court, Richmond

Description

Watercolor and ink on paper sketch of "Remains of Good Old Fashions, Exhibited in the Federal Court, Richmond" by Benjamin Henry Latrobe (1764-1820). The artist captured this scene from a high up seat in the court, while sitting behind two gentlemen. Latrobe's first major architectural project in the United States was the State Penitentiary in Richmond that year. He wrote in the bottom corner: "Nothing extenuate, nor let down ought in malice."

Date

1797-06-01

Materials

Watercolor and ink on paper

Dimensions

10.25 x 7 inches

Resource ID

10271

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.