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Coffee Bean Tree #89, 1932

 Item — Box: 19
Identifier: RP-2093 ; Photo-6555 ; BW-356

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds, events, visitors, collection objects, personnel, and changes throughout the estate.


  • 1932


Biographical / Historical

The other name for the coffee bena tree is gymnocladus dioica


From the Collection: 147 Linear Feet (Variety of container sizes based on photograph sizes and material types. Over-sized items are housed in drawers.)

Language of Materials


Physical Description

Black and white sepia toned photograph of a coffee bean tree along the northeast edge of the bowling green. The cavity of the tree has been reinforced with bricks. Photograph is mounted on card for stability.


3 1/8 in. x 5 1/8 in.


Repository Details

Part of the Photo Archives of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association Repository

P.O. Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121 United States