Horizontal, rectangular print of an east view of Mount Vernon. The mansion is situated in the right atop a grassy hill. In the foreground, three figures are gathered around a dog on the east lawn. To their left, a child facing away from the viewer gestures to a man with outstretched arms standing on the hill. In the distance, a couple points up to the mansion from the bottom of the hill. Trees surround the lawn on the left and boats pass on the Potomac River in the background.

Date

c. 1840


People


Geography

  • Published - England

Material/Technique

Ink on paper, hand-colored engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 8 1/2 in. x 11 in. (21.59 cm x 27.94 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 4 7/8 in. x 7 1/2 in. (12.38 cm x 19.05 cm)


Credit

Gift of Mrs. John H. Guy, Jr., Vice Regent for Virginia, 1990


Marks

Printed in center below image: “WASHINGTON’S HOUSE, MOUNT VERNON.” Printed below title right of center: “Vol. II. Page 444.”


Object Number

EV-3957/RP-502


Colors


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