Scene at Hampton, Virginia “Collection of Small Moonlights”
Watercolor on paper drawing of "Scene at Hampton, Virginia 'Collection of Small Moonlights'", ca. 1798, from the Latrobe Sketchbooks, by Benjamin Henry Latrobe. The drawing features a full page of text with references to England, France, and Archduke Charles (1771-1847) of Austria. At center, and over top of the written text are three different moonlit night scenes of Hampton, Virginia with various sailing ships in either the Chesapeake Bay or Potomac River.