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

1839


People


Geography

  • Published - England

Material/Technique

Ink on paper, hand-colored engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 8 in. x 9 3/4 in. (20.32 cm x 24.77 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 4 5/8 in. x 7 1/4 in. (11.75 cm x 18.42 cm)


Credit

Gift of Joan Beino Neuses, 1992


Marks

Printed below image on left: “W.H. Bartlett”. Printed below image on right: “J.T. Wilmore”. Printed in center below image: “WASHINGTON’S HOUSE, MOUNT VERNON.” Printed below title on right: “MAISON DE WASHINGTON, MOUNT VERNON”. Printed below title on left: “WASINGTON’S HAUS UND DER VERNON”. Printed at bottom of page in center: “London, Published for the proprietors, by Geo: Virtue, 26, Ivy Lane, 1839.”


Object Number

EV-4084/RP-552


Colors


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