[Color Print]: Virginia. Lunatic Asylum, at Staunton

New York: Charles Magnus & Co., [c. 1854-1865].

Price: $350.00

Printed and hand-colored lithograph (12 x 18 cm.) mounted within a gold border on a black paper sheet (16 x 23 cm.). A sweeping, panoramic view of the Lunatic Asylum at Staunton, Virginia, published by the great German-born lithographer Carl Magnus. The view, printed and hand-colored in multiple colors, dates from not long after the buildings, designed by Baltimore architect William Small, were modified in 1847 by Thomas Blackburn in a distinct Jeffersonian style. Scarce. *OCLC* locates only one copy.

Item #401442

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[Color Print]: Virginia. Lunatic Asylum, at Staunton. Charles MAGNUS.