Horse and carriage in front of the Virginia State Pentitentiary in Richmond, a large complex of brick and white colored buidings
Original Author: Unknown
Created: 1909 postmark
Medium: Color postcard

State Penitentiary, Richmond, Va.

In this color postcard dated 1909, a horse-drawn carriage stands in front of the Virginia State Penitentiary in Richmond. The original prison building, designed by the British-born architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe, was opened in 1800.