Revolutionary Memorials, 1874
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.
- Copyright: 1874
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
Stereoscopic view of a displayed George Washington manuscript. Washington is writing to Colonel Nathaniel Wade on 26 September 1780 regarding supplies to West Point. Mounted on yellow board. Printed on the front of mount: Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1874, by Geo. H. Jones, in the office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington. The reverse reads: Revolutionary Memorials, published by Geo. H. Jones, Photographer, Post Office Address, Box 347. Ispwich, Mass. Orders by mail receive prompt attention.
6 15/16 in. x 3 3/8 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