Description

Horizontal, rectangular view of Mount Vernon mansion’s west front, with ladders leaning against the chimneys on a vibrant red roof. The south colonnade, north colonnade, servants' hall, and gardener's house are also visible. Two men in long frock coats and top hats converse in the circle in the center foreground. In the left foreground is a man carrying a package. Trees can be seen in the background on either side.

Date

1840-1860


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Material/Technique

Ink, watercolor on paper, hand-colored engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 12 in. x 15 7/8 in. (30.48 cm x 40.32 cm)
Other (H x W x D): 8 in. x 13 3/4 in. (20.32 cm x 34.93 cm)


Credit Line

Gift of Arthur E. Guttensohn, 1968


Marks

Printed in center below image: “N.W. View of the Mansion of George Washington / MOUNT VERNON.” Printed in lower left corner: “Landmark Series No. 11”.


Object Number

EV-5078/RP-112


Colors (Beta)


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