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Mills' Bronze Equestrian Statue of Gen. Washington. , 1869

 Item — Container: Waldsmith Collection - Box 1
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7154 ; Waldsmith 069

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

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.


  • 1869


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research during scheduled appointments. Researchers must complete the Washington Library’s Special Collections and Archives Registration Form before access is provided. The library reserves the right to restrict access to certain items for preservation purposes.


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

Language of Materials


Physical Description

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.

Repository Details

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

P.O. Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121 United States