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.

Print is currently in a new frame.

Date

c.1830


People


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 10 in. x 12 5/8 in. x 5/8 in. (25.4 cm x 32.07 cm x 1.59 cm)
Other (sight H x W): 5 3/8 in. x 7 3/8 in. (13.65 cm x 18.73 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 4 3/4 in. x 7 in. (12.07 cm x 17.78 cm)


Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. D. Eldredge Jackson Jr, 1991


Marks

Printed in center below image: “WASHINGTON’S HOUSE, MOUNT VERNON.” Printed below image in the left: “Bartlett” Printed below image on the right: “Dick”.


Object Number

EV-4052/RP-527


Colors (Beta)


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