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The home of Washington Illustrated. No. 33; Butler House., 1866-1878

 Item — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Waldsmith Collection - Box 1
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 022

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 stereographs and cabinet cards by Alexander Gardner, N. G. Johnson, Luke D. Dillon, and others. Highlights of the collection include: several west front views of the Mansion, including the earlist known one by Frederick Langenheim, circa 1856; an early view of the tomb, circa 1857, and an international collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.

Dates

  • 1866-1878

Creator

Extent

From the Collection: 236 stereographs and 61 cabinet cards Photographic Prints

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

Stereoscopic view of the circle storehouse formerly called the 'Butler's House.' Two men are nearby on the Mansion circle - one is seated on a stump and the other is leaning against a hitching post. The stereograph is No. 33 in a group of 40 views. Mounted on beige board. Photographed by Gardner, 921 Penna. Avenue, Washington, D. C. For the Ladies' Mount Vernon Association.

Dimensions

6 15/16 in. x 3 7/16 in.

Creator

Repository Details

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

Contact:
P.O. Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121 United States
703-799-3600