Mills' Bronze Equestrian Statue of Gen. Washington. , 1869
Scope and Contents
Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 300 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 a collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first President.
- Bell & Bro. (Washington, D.C.) (Photographer, Organization)
- Mills, Clark, 1810-1883 (Sculptor, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
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From the Collection: 236 stereographs and 61 cabinet cards Photographic Prints
Language of Materials
Stereoscopic view of Clark Mills' equestrian statue of George Washington at the battle of Princeton located in the center of Washington Circle, Washington, D. C. The statue was authorized by Congress and was unveiled on February 22, 1860. Mounted on orange board. The reverse of the card includes a printed caption describing the inspiration for the sculpture. Photographed and published by Bell & Bro., 319 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D. C. Entered according to an Act of Congress, A. D. 1869, in the District Court of the District of Columbia. The reverse of the card has been signed by 'G. W. Peabody.'
6 15/16 in. x 3 7/16 in.
- Albumen prints Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms
- Card photographs Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms
- Photographs Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms
- Stereographs Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms
- Washington (D.C.) Subject Source: Naf
- Washington, George, 1732-1799