Historical scene of George and Martha Washington arriving at Mount Vernon. In the background can be seen the Potomac, and a carriage being driven by an African-American enslaved man. Behind George and Martha there is a young woman, two men in military uniform, and a man wearing civilian clothes. George and Martha are being greeted by a number of women at the front door of Mount Vernon, one of whom bows to them, as several African-American enslaved individuals visible in the distance to the right of them. George and Martha are walking up a carpet laid on the ground leading up the steps of Mount Vernon strewn with rose petals, and Martha is leading a young boy by the hand.

Date

1910


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, lithograph


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 22 15/16 in. × 33 5/16 in. (58.26 cm × 84.61 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 13 in. × 18 5/8 in. (33.02 cm × 47.31 cm)


Credit

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley DeForest Scott, 1985


Marks

Printed above image centered in cursive script: "Copyright Published 1910 by C. Clackner 20 Old Bond St. London and 7. West 28th St. New York."


Signed

Bottom right corner of image: "Jennie Brownscombe/Copyright 1910".


Object Number

SC-147


Colors


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