8083. Mount Vernon, Mansion Home of George Washington, Columbian Exposition., 1893
Item — Container: Waldsmith Collection - Box 1
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7154 ; Waldsmith 098
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.
- Kilburn, B. W. (Benjamin West), 1827-1909 (Photographer, Person)
From the Collection: 236 stereographs and 61 cabinet cards Photographic Prints
Language of Materials
Stereoscopic view of a replica of the Mount Vernon Mansion constructed for the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois. Mounted on brown board. Photographed, Published and Copyrighted, 1893, by B. W. Klburn, Littleton, N. H. James M. Davis, General Agent, 1015 Arch Street, Philadelphia. The reverse of the card bears a stamp from the Exposition's Department of Photography.
7 in. x 3 1/2 in.
- Card Photographs Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms
- Photographs Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms
- Stereograph Subject Source: Local sources
- World’s Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings