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Hallway in the Mansion at Mt. Vernon., 1878-1883

 Item — Container: Waldsmith Collection - Box 1
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 056

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

  • 1878-1883

Creator

Extent

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

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

Stereoscopic view of the Mansion's central passage looking towards the west entrance and the main staircase. Mounted on orange board. The photographer's imprint on the front of the card reads, N. G. Johnson, Photographer, 426 7th St., Washington D. C. Only Authorized Publisher of Mount Vernon Views. A printed label affixed the reverse reads: Hallway in the Mansion at Mt. Vernon. Giving a view of the old stairway, and the clock upon the stair; also showing the ponderous old brass knocker on the west door, so often handled by Washington's distinguished guests. N. G. Johnson, Photographer, 426 7th St., Washington, D. C.

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