Horizontal rectangular image with rounded upper corners. Centered, eye-level landscape view of west front of Mount Vernon Mansion, featuring cupola and colonnades. Several groups of formally dressed people, carriages, and horses mingle in the circle in the foreground. Ladders lean against the chimneys and trees stand on either side of the Mansion behind the colonnades.

Date

1853


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, chromolithograph


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 14 3/4 in. x 19 7/8 in. (37.47 cm x 50.48 cm)


Credit

Gift of Mrs. Arthur J. Dewey Jr., Vice Regent for Vermont, 1990


Marks

Printed in center below image: “WEST VIEW OF MT. VERNON MANSION / (Published by N. S. Bennett, Washington, D.C. in aid of the Ladies Mount Vernon Association)”. Printed in lower left below image: “Lith by Robertson, Seibert & Shearman 93 Fulton St. N.Y.” Printed in lower right below image: “Entered According to Act of Congress, in the year 1859 by N.S. Bennett in the Clerk’s Office, of the District Court, for the Southern District of New York”.


Object Number

EV-4035/RP-518


Colors


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