Description

Vertical, oval print of the east front of Mount Vernon mansion. The tops of trees fill the lower portion of the image in the foreground. Beyond the trees, several parties of visitors in formal attire socialize on the lawn in front of the mansion. The north colonnade is visible to the right of the mansion and the Potomac River can be seen in the distance on the far left.

Date

1853-1860


People


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, color engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 13 in. x 10 in. (33.02 cm x 25.4 cm)


Credit Line

Gift of Joan Beino Neuses, 1992


Marks

Printed in center below image: “Washington’s Home / AT / Mount Vernon / From a recent Photograph by N. S. Bennett, Alexandria, Va.”


Object Number

EV-4082/RP-552


Colors (Beta)


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