Horizontal, rectangular print of a centered northeast view of the Mount Vernon mansion. Shadowy groves of trees frame the image on either side of the foreground. Sunlight illuminates the grass in the foreground at the base of the trees. A boat is faintly illustrated on the Potomac River in the background.

Date

1839


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, lithograph


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 9 in. x 11 5/8 in. (22.86 cm x 29.53 cm)


Credit

Gift of Frederick Goldsborough Procter, in memory of his great, great, grandfather, Joseph Goldsborough Bruff, 1963


Marks

Printed below image on left: “J. G. Chapman del.”. Printed below image on right: “M. Stuart Sc.”. Printed below image in center: “MOUNT VERNON / Entered According to Act of Congress in the year 1839 by James Herring in the Clerk’s Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York / New York Published at the Apollo [illegible]”.


Object Number

EV-1272


Colors


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