Description

Horizontal, rectangular image of Pope’s Creek estate in Virginia. The house is surrounded by trees and a white picket fence. A pathway extends from the lower left to the entrance of the house. The shore of the Potomac River is pictured on the right and forested land can be seen on the horizon across the river.

Date

1897


People


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, etching


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 20 1/8 in. x 24 1/8 in. (51.12 cm x 61.28 cm)
Other: 13 in. x 17 3/4 in. (33.02 cm x 45.09 cm)


Credit Line

Purchase, 1996


Marks

Printed below image on left: "The Birthplace of George Washington”. Printed above image on left: “Copyright 1897 by M. F. Tobin, New York”. Stamped on back in lower center: “No. 79 BIRTHPLACE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON / PRESENTED BY / THE FLEISCHMANN CO. / 701 WASHINGTON ST., NEW YORK CITY, / Original Manufacturers, Introducers and Distributers. / IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADAS / OF / Compressed yeast.”


Signed

In pencil below image on right: “L. H. King”.


Object Number

EV-4874/RP-698


Colors (Beta)


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