Description

Rectangular, horizontal view of Mount Vernon’s east front. Several parties of people are pictured on the east lawn and the piazza. Side porch can be seen on left. Trees surround the mansion on either side. The Potomac River is in the background on the right.

Date

May 1887


People


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, hand-colored engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 11 in. x 7 3/4 in. (27.94 cm x 19.69 cm)


Credit Line

Mount Vernon Collection


Marks

Printed below image in center: “MOUNT VERNON.” Printed below image on left: “Vol., No. 5—33.” Two columns of text printed above image. Printed above text: “THE PRESIDENTS AT HOME. / BY BENSON J. LOSSING, LL.D.” Printed above column text title across newspaper heading: “Vol. III.—No.5. MAY, 1877. $2.50 PER / ANNUM.” Printed at top of page in center encircled by decorative border: “FRANK LESLIE’S / POPULAR / MONTHLY.”


Object Number

EV-5054/RP-774


Colors (Beta)


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