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Davis GL 35 Panoramic View from Mill Mountain

FILES

Davis GL 35 Panoramic View from Mill Mountain.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

Davis GL 35 Panoramic View from Mill Mountain

Description

A panoramic sketch from Mill Mountain by Louis Ruyl of New York for the Chamber of Commerce. Caption reads, "Showing spurs of the Blue Ridge with the Alleghany Mountains in the distance, and the Roanoke bowl or amphitheater, McAfee's Knob at left, and the entrance to the Great Shenandoah Valley between Tinker and Dead Man's Mountains.

Creator

George C. Davis Photography

Publisher

Roanoke Public Libraries

Rights

Please contact the Virginia Room at 540.853.2073 for permission to use.

Format

Still Image

Type

glass lantern slide

Identifier

DavisGL35

Provenance

Many of the glass lantern slides included in this collection were used in John Nolen's comprehensive plan for the City of Roanoke in 1928. The plan was meant to improve upon the existing conditions in Roanoke.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Glass Lantern

Citation

George C. Davis Photography, “Davis GL 35 Panoramic View from Mill Mountain,” Virginia Room Digital Collection, accessed December 5, 2021, http://www.virginiaroom.org/digital/document/DavisGL35.