View Larger S.E. View of the Mansion of George Washington, Mount Vernon

Description

Depicts the eastern side of Mount Vernon, looking toward the south. The view includes the Mansion's distinctive piazza opening onto the sloping rear lawn. The Potomac River is visible in the background, dotted with boats and a steamship. Men and women wearing 19th-century dress are visible on the lawn.

Date

c. 1837


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Material/Technique

Ink on paper, lithograph


Dimensions

Overall: 8 in. × 10 1/2 in. (20.32 cm × 26.67 cm)


Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by The Mary and E.P. Rogers Foundation, 2014


Marks

Printed below image: “S.E. View of the Mansion of George Washington/MOUNT VERNON./Lith of P Haas, Washington.”


Object Number

M-5350


Colors (Beta)


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