Horizontal, rectangular print depicting a bird’s eye view of the Mount Vernon landscape, including the mansion in the upper right, the tomb in the lower left, the summer house in the far right, and the Potomac River in the lower right foreground. Trees surround the buildings and people walk along paths connecting the buildings. The print is colored primarily in blue and red.

Date

1852


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, hand-colored lithograph


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 16 in. x 20 in. (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)
Overall (Image H x W): 13 1/4 in. x 17 1/8 in. (33.66 cm x 43.5 cm)


Credit

Purchase, 1994


Marks

Printed below image on left: “ON STONE BY J. CAMERON.” Printed below image in center: “Entered According to Act of Congress in the year 1852 by R. Yale & T.M. Evans, in the Clerk’s Office of the District Court of the Southern Dist. Of N.Y.” Printed below image on right: “C. CURRIER , LITH. N.Y.” Printed below image left of center: “Published by Yale & Evans”. Printed below image in center: BIRDS EYE VIEW OF / MOUNT VERNON, / HOME OF WASHINGTON.”


Object Number

EV-4257/RP-622


Colors


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