Line engraving published in Harper's Weekly, 1861, providing a series of Virginia scenes and symbols on the eve of the Civil War. Scenes shown are (clockwise around the edge of the print, from upper right): Fort Norfolk; Richmond Armory; making gun carriages at Richmond Armory; USS Merrimack at Norfolk Navy Yard; inactive warships Pennsylvania, Columbia, Raritan and United States at Norfolk Navy Yard; fortifications on the Rip-Raps, Hampton Roads; Craney Island. Fort Washington, in Maryland across the Potomac River from Virginia, is shown at top. In the center is a representation of the Virginia state seal and motto (Sic semper tyrannis), with The Constitution and States' Rights inscribed above and below it. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.