Description

'Vertical, rectangular printed view of Washington’s new tomb at Mount Vernon. One large tree is pictured at the front right of the tomb with three men at its base, two standing and one sitting. Trees are visible behind and above the tomb. A couple can be seen on a path in the distance in the lower right of the image. The print is vibrantly colored.

Date

c.1840


People


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, color engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 14 in. x 10 5/8 in. x 5/8 in. (35.56 cm x 26.99 cm x 1.59 cm)
Other (H x W x D): 8 3/4 in. x 5 7/8 in. (22.23 cm x 14.92 cm)
Other (H x W x D): 7 1/8 in. x 4 3/4 in. (18.1 cm x 12.07 cm)


Credit Line

Mount Vernon Collection


Marks

Printed in center below image: “THE TOMB OF WASHINGTON, MOUNT VERNON.” Printed below the image on the left: “W.H. Bartlett.” Printed below the image on the right: “J. Cousen.”


Object Number

EV-5252/RP-846


Colors (Beta)


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