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

 Item — Container: Waldsmith Collection - Box 1
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7154 ; Waldsmith 070

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

  • 1869

Creator

Extent

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

Language of Materials

English

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 yellow 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.

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:
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