Description

Horizontal, rectangular print of Mount Vernon’s west front with ladders leaning against the chimneys on a vibrant red roof. The south colonnade, north colonnade, and servant’s hall are also visible. Two men in top hats converse in the circle in the center foreground. In the left foreground is a man carrying a package. To the left and behind the man is a couple with a child and dog. Several articles of clothing (including stockings, a hat, and a dress) are a distinctive lime green color. Trees can be seen in the background.

Date

1837-1863, possibly 1841


People


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, hand-colored engraving


Dimensions

Overall: 10 7/8 in. x 15 1/4 in. (27.62 cm x 38.74 cm)
Other (H x W x D): 13 3/4 in. (34.93 cm)


Credit Line

Mount Vernon Collection


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-5096/RP-775


Colors (Beta)


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