Horizontal, rectangular print of George Washington’s new tomb, which is pictured in the lower left foreground. Three figures in dark clothing – a man, a woman, and a child – stand in a clearing at the entrance of the tomb. Trees surround the tomb and the figures. The summer house is visible right of center beyond the trees. Mount Vernon mansion is situated atop a hill on the left, and the Potomac can be seen in the background on the right.


c. 1850




Ink on paper, chromolithograph


Overall (H x W): 10 in. x 14 in. (25.4 cm x 35.56 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 8 1/8 in. x 12 1/8 in. (20.64 cm x 30.8 cm)

Credit Line

Purchase, 1994


In ink below image on left: “E.B. & E.B.E KELLOGG, 87 FULTON ST. N. YORK.” Printed below image in center: “THE TOMB OF WASHINGTON. / MOUNT VERNON, Va. / 535”. Printed below image on right: “73 MAIN ST. HARTFORD, CONN.”

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