Horizontal, rectangular print of the east front of Mount Vernon mansion. On the lawn in the foreground are two groups of people and a man standing alone, top hat in hand, looking directly at the viewer. Trees frame the image in the foreground on the right. A couple sits together on the far right of the piazza and two men converse while leaning against a pillar. Boats are pictured on the Potomac River in the distance in the far left of the image.

Date

1859


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, lithograph


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 14 in. x 18 in. (35.56 cm x 45.72 cm)


Credit

Purchase, 1960


Marks

Printed below image on the left: “JAMES H. TURCK, GENERAL AGENT.” Printed below image in center: “THE HOME OF WASHINGTON. / MOUNT VERNON, VA”. Printed below image on the right: “FOR THE NEW ENGLAND STATES”.


Object Number

EV-1055


Colors


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