View from the Deer Park looking towards the East Lawn, February 22, 1932
Scope and Contents
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.
- February 22, 1932
- Williams, Morley Jeffers, 1886-1977 (Photographer, Person)
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
Black and white photograph looking from the east slope of the deer park west towards the east lawn. A fence, with visitors alongside it, in the distance separates the deer park from the east lawn. Beyond that fence, a flag pole with an American flag is visible on the east lawn. The top of the cupola can be seen at far right.
4 3/8 in. x 3 1/4 in.