Memorandum, New Room chimney and Piazza windows, 1796
Scope and Contents
Memorandum in the hand of George Washington with dimensions of architecdtural details in and around the house -- piazza at west door: brick pavement between the tiles 5 feet 3 inches by 9 feet 6 inches; tiles are 12" square; stone margin around them of 6" on outer edge, 9" on inner next the house. --gives measurements of windows in the new room; the Venetian window is given in exact detail; the two smaller (or end windows); the dimensions of the chimney in the new room in detail.
- Washington, George, 1732-1799 (Person)
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From the Collection: approx. 25 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
- Architectural documents Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Mansion exterior Subject Source: Local sources
- Piazza Subject Source: Local sources
Part of the Special Collections at The George Washington Presidential Library at Mount Vernon Repository
PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121