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Day Lowry etchings of VMI buildings

Identifier: GR-Etchings-Lowry
The collection copperplate etchings of VMI scenes by artist Day Lowry. These were originally sold in sets of four by the VMI Alumni Association ($2.00 per set). They included Jackson Arch, statue, and Barracks; interior of Barracks; Washington Arch; and Dress Parade. A fifth etching shows Preston Library, which was constructed in 1939.


  • 1932 - 1940


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23 items

1 Folder

Biographical / Historical

Day Lowry was a Virginia artist who worked for Everett Waddey Co. in Richmond, VA. He did many views of buildings, some of which were made into copperplate etchings and reproduced on an engraving press. Some of these plates were of VMI, Colonial Williamsburg, Duke and Jamestown.

Physical Location

Oversized case 10


Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450