Description

Horizontal, rectangular print of George Washington’s new tomb and Mount Vernon’s east front. The tomb is in the foreground on the left and a large, ivy-wrapped tree frames the image on the right. In the background, the mansion sits on a hill to the left, the summer house can be seen in the center of the image, and the Potomac River occupies the right horizon.

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Material/Technique

Ink on paper, engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 4 7/8 in. x 6 1/8 in. (12.38 cm x 15.56 cm)


Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. H. P. Schulack, 1964


Marks

Printed in lower left of image: “W. H. Brooks, F. S. A.” Printed in lower right of image: “W. H. Capone.” Printed below image in center: “Residence and Tomb of Washington, Mount Vernon, on the Potomac.”


Object Number

EV-1285


Colors (Beta)


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