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Horizontal, rectangular print of an east view of Mount Vernon. The mansion is situated in the right atop a grassy hill. In the foreground, three figures are gathered around a dog on the east lawn. To their left, a child facing away from the viewer gestures to a man with outstretched arms standing on the hill. In the distance, a couple points up to the mansion from the bottom of the hill. Trees surround the lawn on the left and boats pass on the Potomac River in the background.


c. 1840




Ink on paper, engraving


Overall (H x W): 9 1/2 in. x 12 in. (24.13 cm x 30.48 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 5 1/8 in. x 7 3/4 in. (13.02 cm x 19.69 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. C. Lalor Burdick, Vice Regent for Delaware, 1964


Printed below image on left: “W. H. Bartlett”. Printed below image on right: “J. Archer Sc. Boston.” Printed in center below image: “WASHINGTON’S HOUSE, MOUNT VERNON.” Printed below title right of center: “Vol. II. Page 444.”

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