Description

Vertical, rectangular print of George Washington’s old tomb. In the foreground is a man, arms crossed and top hat in hand, gazing at the tomb from beneath a tree. The tomb is illuminated by sunlight and surrounded by a white picket fence and trees.

Date

1832


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, hand-colored lithograph


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 16 3/4 in. x 11 3/16 in. (42.55 cm x 28.42 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 10 3/8 in. x 11 3/16 in. (26.35 cm x 28.42 cm)


Credit Line

Gift of The Barra Foundation, Inc., 1984


Marks

Printed below image in center: “TOMB OF WASHINGTON. / Mount Vernon. / Geo. Lehman from a Drawing by J.R. Smith. / Published by Childs & Inman 1832.”


Object Number

EV-3748/RP-423


Colors (Beta)


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