Vertical, rectangular view of George Washington’s new tomb. A large tree stands to the right, its trunk curving away from the tomb. Three figures are pictured at the base of the tree, one sitting and two standing. In the distance on the right, a couple can be seen walking along a path.


c. 1838



Ink on paper, hand colored engraving


Overall (H x W): 10 in. x 5 7/8 in. (25.4 cm x 14.92 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 7 1/8 in. x 4 7/8 in. (18.1 cm x 12.38 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John H. Guy, Jr., Vice Regent for Virginia, 1992


Printed below image on left: “W.H. Bartlett”. Printed below image on right: “A. Dick / Printed by R. Miller”. Printed below image in center: “THE TOMB OF WASHINGTON, MOUNT VERNON. / Engraved for the Ladies Companion”.

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