Horizontal, rectangular print of Mount Vernon mansion’s east front slightly right of center with groves of trees in the foreground and a ship passing on the Potomac River in the background. A few figures can be seen on and next to the porch. The print is vibrantly colored.






Ink on paper, hand-colored etching


Overall (H x W): 5 5/8 in. x 8 5/8 in. (14.29 cm x 21.91 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 3 7/8 in. x 6 1/2 in. (9.84 cm x 16.51 cm)

Credit Line

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


Printed below image: “Drawn and Engraved by A. Dick from an original sketch / U.S. FRIGATE POTOMAC, PASSING MOUNT VERNON. / NEW YORK HARPER & BROTHERS 32. CLIFF STREET / 1835”.

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Colors (Beta)

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