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Horizontal rectangular image with rounded upper corners. Landscape view of east front of Mount Vernon Mansion, featuring piazza and cupola. Several groups of people socialize on the lawn in the foreground. A large group occupies the center. At the left, three children play in the grass, overseen by two women, and a boy accompanied by a man points toward the Potomac. At right, a man and woman face the Mansion with their backs to the viewer, large tree frames the image on the right and boats pass on the Potomac River in the left distance.

Date

1859-1861


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, chromolithograph


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 14 5/8 in. x 20 7/8 in. (37.15 cm x 53.02 cm)


Credit

Gift of Miss Mowry, 1962


Marks

Printed below image on left: “Lith.& Printed in Colours by Robertson, Seibert & Shearman 93 Fulton St. N.Y.” Printed in center below image: “EAST VIEW OF MT. VERNON MANSION. / (Published by N. S. Bennett, in aid of the Ladies Mount Vernon Association.)”.


Object Number

EV-1211


Colors


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