Horizontal, rectangular print of Washington’s new tomb in the lower left with a view of Mount Vernon’s east front in the left background. The summer house can be seen in the distance. On the right side of the image, a large tree stands in the foreground with the Potomac River in the background. A dog and a man on a horse are in the foreground and figures can be seen next to the tomb.


After 1838



Ink on paper, hand-colored engraving


Overall (H x W): 7 1/2 in. x 11 in. (19.05 cm x 27.94 cm)

Credit Line

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


Printed in center below image: “MOUNT VERNON, THE BIRTHPLACE AND RESIDENCE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON.” Three columns of newspaper text on back.

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Colors (Beta)

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