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Westmoreland Davis and the Southern Planter

"The Master of Hounds"

Westmoreland Davis, "The Master of Hounds," poses in hunting regalia for the January 1938 cover of the Southern Planter, an agricultural monthly Davis purchased in 1912. An enthusiastic foxhunter at Morven Park, his country estate in Loudoun County, Davis served as a Master of Foxhounds, the person charged with maintaining the kennels and operating the hunts.

Citation: Westmoreland Davis Photographs, 1919–1921, 1938–1940, n.d., Accession #6560-d. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

Original Author: The Southern Planter, publisher

Created: January 1938

Medium: Magazine cover

Courtesy of University of Virginia Special Collections

Westmoreland Davis and Marguerite Inman Davis on the Cover of the Southern Planter

Westmoreland Davis and his wife, Marguerite Inman Davis, pose in front of Morven Park, their Loudoun County estate, for the cover of the November 1940 edition of the Southern Planter. The agricultural monthly was purchased by Westmoreland Davis in 1912 and was a strong voice for the Progressive farm lobby in Virginia

Citation: Westmoreland Davis Photographs, 1919–1921, 1938–1940, n.d., Accession #6560-d. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

Original Author: The Southern Planter, publisher

Created: November 1940

Medium: Printed photograph

Courtesy of University of Virginia Special Collections

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  • "The Master of Hounds"

    Westmoreland Davis, "The Master of Hounds," poses in hunting regalia for the January 1938 cover of the Southern Planter, an agricultural monthly Davis purchased in 1912. An enthusiastic foxhunter at Morven Park, his country estate in Loudoun County, Davis served as a Master of Foxhounds, the person charged with maintaining the kennels and operating the hunts.

    Citation: Westmoreland Davis Photographs, 1919–1921, 1938–1940, n.d., Accession #6560-d. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

    Original Author: The Southern Planter, publisher

    Created: January 1938

    Medium: Magazine cover

    Courtesy of University of Virginia Special Collections

  • Westmoreland Davis and Marguerite Inman Davis on the Cover of the Southern Planter

    Westmoreland Davis and his wife, Marguerite Inman Davis, pose in front of Morven Park, their Loudoun County estate, for the cover of the November 1940 edition of the Southern Planter. The agricultural monthly was purchased by Westmoreland Davis in 1912 and was a strong voice for the Progressive farm lobby in Virginia

    Citation: Westmoreland Davis Photographs, 1919–1921, 1938–1940, n.d., Accession #6560-d. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

    Original Author: The Southern Planter, publisher

    Created: November 1940

    Medium: Printed photograph

    Courtesy of University of Virginia Special Collections