Vertical, rectangular print of an east view of the Mount Vernon mansion. The image is in the upper half of page 527 of the AMERICAN MAGAZINE OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE with text describing Mount Vernon in the lower portion of the page. The image includes the mansion on the right with groves of trees in the foreground and a ship passing on the Potomac River in the background. An image and text description of steam engines and locomotive carriages is printed on the reverse side, which is page 528 of the magazine.






Ink on paper, engraving


Overall (H x W): 11 in. x 7 in. (27.94 cm x 17.78 cm)
Other (H x W): 4 1/4 in. x 5 3/4 in. (10.8 cm x 14.61 cm)

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


Printed in upper margin above image: “OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE” Printed in upper right corner: “527” Printed below image: “[U.S. Frigate Potomac, Passing Mount Vernon] / MOUNT VERNON.” Two columns of text fill the lower portion of the page. Text also fills the reverse side of the page.

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