Horizontal, rectangular view of Mount Vernon mansion’s east front surrounded by trees on either side. Several parties of people mingle on the east lawn, which occupies the foreground of the image. In the center foreground is a group of seven, including a woman with a white parasol and a child holding a large white hat. Two horses are also depicted on the lawn to the left. The summer house is pictured on the far left and boats on the Potomac can be seen in the background.

Date

1848


People


Geography

  • Published - United States

Material/Technique

Ink on paper, chromolithograph


Dimensions

Overall (H x W ): 12 in. x 16 3/8 in. (30.48 cm x 41.59 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 8 1/4 in. x 11 3/16 in. (20.96 cm x 28.42 cm)


Credit

Gift of Eleanor H. Seaman, Vice Regent for Wisconsin, and Douglas Seaman, 1994


Marks

Printed above image in center: “MOUNT-VERNON”; Printed below image on left: “Drawn from nature by Aug. Köller”; Printed below image in center: “New-York & Paris published by Goupil, Vilbert, & Co. / 14 / RESIDENCE OF WASHINGTON / Entered According to Act of Congress, in the year 1848, by Aug. Köllner, in the Clerk’s Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New-York”; Printed below image on right: “Lith. by Deroy_Printed by Cattier”.


Object Number

EV-4358/RP-645


Colors


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