Horizontal, rectangular view of Mount Vernon mansion’s east front printed on page 421 of HARPER’S WEEKLY Volume 2 No. 79. A man with a walking stick is pictured in the center foreground. Behind him and to his right, two men converse on the lawn. Three figures can be seen on the porch of the mansion, which is situated atop a slight hill and surrounded by trees on either side. The north colonnade is visible to the right of the mansion and the Potomac River is in the distance in the far left of the image.


July 3, 1858




Ink on paper, hand-colored engraving


Overall (H x W x D): 7 3/8 in. x 10 7/8 in. (18.73 cm x 27.62 cm)

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Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph E. Fields, 1994


Printed in center below image: “WASHINGTON’S MANSION, MOUNT VERNON – FRONT VIEW.” Four columns of printed text on back.

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