Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society
P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17
Inventory created by Archives Staff 12/2020. Last revised 04/2022
ACCESS RESTRICTIONS: Collection is open to all researchers.
USE RESTRICTIONS: Restrictions may apply concerning the use, photoduplication, or publication of items in this collection. Consult a member of the archives staff for information concerning these restrictions. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright. Permission to publish or reproduce artworks in this collection must be obtained from the artist’s family. Please consult Archives Staff for assistance.
EXTENT: 1 linear foot
CREATOR: Lewis, Irmengard, 1928-2014
SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains art prints created by Irmengard Lewis of historic sites in the Shenandoah Valley.
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Irmengard Lewis was born December 25, 1928 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In 1948, she married James Lewis and moved to Ohio, and then to Virginia in 1964. She had a career as an artist and was known for her renditions of historic sites and local landmarks in the Shenandoah Valley and Northern Virginia. She died in Winchester, Virginia on October 25, 2014.
CITE AS: Irmengard Lewis Collection, 1803 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.
ACQUISITION INFORMATION: Acquired as a gift.
Historic Buildings, Clarke County, from pen & ink sketches by Irmengard Lewis, 5 b&w scans from prints (folder contains the following):
Bethel Memorial Church, 1990
Burwell-Morgan Mill, winter, 1986
Grace Episcopal Church, 1991
Holy Cross Guest House, 1990
Old Stone Chapel, Boyce, 1986
1313 Amherst Street, James Wood High School, 1989, 1 b&w notecard
305 East Boscawen Street, Mount Hebron Cemetery Entrance, 1993, 1 color notecard
135 North Braddock Street, Sheridan’s Headquarters, 1989, 1 b&w notecard
116 South Loudoun Street, Winchester Presbyterian Church, 1994, 1 b&w print
306 East Piccadilly Street, Old Stone Presbyterian Church, 1990, 1 b&w notecard
100 West Piccadilly Street, Handley Library, 1988, 1 b&w print
Sow and Piglets – “Brunch”, 1987, 1 b&w print
Abram’s Delight, Winchester, VA, 1988, 1 hand-colored pen & ink print with mat
Birds on Dogwood Branch, n.d., 1 color print with mat
Boyce Elementary School, Clarke County, VA, 1990, 1 hand-colored pen & ink print with mat
Burwell-Morgan Mill, Clarke County, VA, n.d., 1 hand-colored pen & ink print with mat
Courthouse, Winchester, VA, 1989, numbered 41/520, 1 hand-colored pen & ink print with mat
Handley High School, Winchester, VA, 1 hand-colored pen & ink print
John Kerr Building, Winchester, VA, 1996, 1 hand-colored pen & ink print with mat
Johnson-Williams Middle School, Old Clarke County High School, Berryville, VA, 1995, 1 hand-colored pen & ink print with mat
Kitten in Boot, 1986, numbered 50/100, 1 pen & ink print with hand-colored accents
Kurtz Building, Winchester, VA, 1990, 1 hand-colored pen & ink print with mat
Old Bank Building, Boyce, VA, 1987, 1 color print with mat
Rouss City Hall, Winchester, VA, 1989, 1 hand-colored pen & ink print with mat
Rouss Fire Hall, Winchester, VA, 1989, 1 hand-colored pen & ink print with mat
Scaleby, Clarke County, VA, n.d., 1 hand-colored pen & ink print with mat
Virginia Avenue Elementary School, Winchester, Virginia, 1992, numbered 12/130, 1 hand-colored pen & ink print with mat
Woodshed, 1987, numbered 16/200, 1 hand-colored pen & ink print with mat
PHOTOGRAPHS: Photographs and other images belonging to this collection may be accessed online through http://handley.pastperfectonline.com/