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H85 - (X227158) - The First President

 Item — Container: Waldsmith Collection - Box 1
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 037

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

  • 1856-1981

Extent

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

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

Curved stereoscopic view of Athenaeum portrait of George Washington by Gilbert Stuart. Mounted on gray board. Keystone View Company, Manufacturers, Made in U.S.A., Publishers, Meadville, Pa., New York, N.Y., Chicago Ill. London, England. "This View is Non-Stereoscopic." The reverse of the card includes a lengthy description of The First President.

Dimensions

7 in. x 3 1/2 in.

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