Horizontal print of the east front of Mount Vernon mansion. On the lawn in the foreground are two groups of people as well as a man standing alone, top hat in hand, looking directly at the viewer. Trees frame the image in the foreground on the right. A couple sits together on the far right of the piazza and two men converse while leaning against a pillar. In the far left of the image, boats are pictured on the Potomac River in the distance.

Date

Possibly 1856-1872


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, hand-colored lithograph


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 14 in. x 18 in. (35.56 cm x 45.72 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 11 1/4 in. x 15 3/4 in. (28.58 cm x 40.01 cm)


Credit

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph E. Fields, 1994


Marks

Printed in center below image: “THE HOME OF WASHINGTON. / MOUNT VERNON VA.” Printed below image on left: “PUBLISHED BY CURRIER & IVES”. Printed below image on right: “152 NASSAU ST. NEW YORK.”


Object Number

EV-4258/RP-623


Colors


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