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Sketched by David Hunter Strother for Harper's Weekly; issue published May 11, 1861.
Drawing of the hanging of John Brown at Charles Town, Jefferson County, West Virginia, approximately 12 miles from the site of his raid at Harpers Ferry.
Exhibit located in E. Moore Hall, for the first W. Va. Day Celebration in June of 1987.
Exhibit located in E. Moore Hall, for the first W. Va. Day Celebration in June of 1987.
Exhibit located in E. Moore Hall, for the first W. Va. Day Celebration in June of 1987.
Exhibit located in E. Moore Hall, for the first W. Va. Day Celebration in June of 1987.
Strother family members are in the background. This is the David Hunter Strother Exhibit located in E. Moore Hall for the first W. Va. Day Celebration in June of 1987.
The exhibit was located in E. Moore Hall and was created for the first W. Va. Day. The celebration took place in June of 1987. The David Hunter Strother Collection is now housed in the West Virginia and Regional History Center in Wise Library.
The dedication was an exhibit of David Hunter Strother's works, displayed in E. Moore Hall, for the first W. Va. Day Celebration in June of 1987.
The celebration contained an exhibit of David Hunter Strother's work in E. Moore Hall.
The dedication was for the first W. Va. Day Celebration and contained an exhibit of David Hunter Strother's works, located in E. Moore Hall.
The celebration included an exhibit of David Hunter Strother's works, located in E. Moore Hall.
Franz and Strother are displaying some of David Hunter Stother's works, which where set up in an exhibit in E. Moore Hall as part of the celebration.
The exhibit was part of the celebration for the first W. Va. Day, and was located in E. Moore Hall.
The David Hunter Strother exhibit was located in E. Moore Hall and was a part of the celebration for the first W. Va. Day.
David Hunter Strother's works displayed in E. Moore Hall as part of the first West Virginia Day celebration.
'Cecil D. Eby, Jr., the biographer of Porte Crayon, is a native of Charles Town.  He is a graduate of Shepherd College and holds degrees from Northwestern University and the University of Pennsylvania.  Dr. Eby's specialty has been American literary history.  His biography of David Hunter Strother appeared in 1960 under the title "Porte Crayon": the Life of David Hunter Strother. The journals of General Strother were edited and published by the University of North Carolina Press in 1961 under the title, A Virginia Yankee in the Civil War.  Selections from Strother's Virginia Illustrated, North Carolina Illustrated, A Winter in the South and the Dismal Swamp, along with "Porte Crayon's" inimitable illustrations appeared under the collective title, The Old South Illustrated, also published by the University of North Carolina Press in 1959.  The author is presently on the faculty of Madison College, Harrisonburg, Va., where he is assistant professor of English.'
Home was razed in 1977.
Print of a painted or sketched portrait of David Hunter Strother.
The artist and writer,  also known as Porte Crayon from Martinsburg, W. Va.
The artist, also known as Porte Crayon.
The artist, also known as Porte Crayon.
The artist and writer, also known as Porte Crayon, served in the Union Army.
House owned at one time by David Hunter Strother, "Porte Crayon", 1851-1852.
Martinsburg, West Virginia native David Hunter Strother was appointed Consul to Mexico by President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1879. The photograph was taken in the gardens called Tivoli De San Cosme at Espiritu Santo, Mexico. Strother is front and center with the white, flowing beard.