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View of the front of the mansion from the east. There are many trees in the scene, and possibly a small pond in the middle ground, shaded by some of these. In the foreground are two small figures, with one holding a pole, walking down an indistinct path. On the Potomac, near the left side of the image, is a masted ship, with several others just barely visable near the horizon. The mansion occupies the top right corner of the image.

Date

19th century


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, engraving


Dimensions

Overall: 12 in. x 8 1/8 in. (30.48 cm x 20.64 cm)
Other: 2 3/4 in. x 3 3/4 in. (6.99 cm x 9.53 cm)


Credit

Purchase, 1947


Marks

Printed below image: "View of Mount Vernon on the Potowmac."


Object Number

A-366/17.2


Colors


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