Description

Horizontal, rectangular print depicting an east view of Mount Vernon. The mansion is in the right atop a grassy hill. In the foreground, a woman in a red dress and yellow shawl plays with a dog, accompanied by a couple and child to her left. The child faces away from the viewer, gesturing to a man standing behind and to the right of the group. A man and woman in the background point up to Mount Vernon from the lawn. A man and woman stand in the doorway of the mansion. Boats pass on the Potomac River in the background.

Date

c. 1839


People


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, color engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 6 5/8 in. x 9 1/2 in. (16.83 cm x 24.13 cm)
Other (Image dimensions): 4 3/4 in. x 7 3/8 in. (12.07 cm x 18.73 cm)


Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John H. Guy, Jr., Vice Regent for Virginia, 1987


Marks

Printed in center below image: “WASHINGTON’S HOUSE, MOUNT VERNON.”. Printed below image on left: “W. H. Bartlett.”. Printed below image on right: “J. T. Wilmore.”.


Object Number

EV-3825/RP-448


Colors (Beta)


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