742 Washington Park. Chicago, Ill.
Item — Container: Waldsmith Collection - Box 1
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7154 ; Waldsmith 087
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.
- American Scenery (Other, Organization)
From the Collection: 236 stereographs and 61 cabinet cards Photographic Prints
Language of Materials
Stereoscopic view of Washington Park in Chicago, Illinois. Flowers in the park are planted to form the name "Washington." Part of the American Scenery series. Mounted on tan board. The publisher's imprint on the front of the card reads: Webster & Albee, Publishers, Rochester, N. Y. American Scenery.
6 13/16 in. x 3 7/16 in.