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View from Cupalo of Mt. Vernon Mansion, looking West to Porter's Lodge, 1878-1883

 Item — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Waldsmith Collection - Box 1
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 135

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

  • 1878-1883

Creator

Extent

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

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

Stereoscopic view from the Mansion's cupola looking west towards the porter's lodges at the west gate entrance. In the foreground are the Mansion circle and the tree lined bowling green. Mounted on orange board. The photographer's imprint on the stereograph mount reads, N. G. Johnson, Photographer, 309 9th St., Washington, D. C. Only Authorized Publisher of Mount Vernon Views. The reverse of the stereograph has an adhered printed label - View from Cupalo of Mt. Vernon Mansion, looking West to Porter's Lodge. A handwritten note describes Washington's property and it's eventual purchase by the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association.

Dimensions

6 15/16 in. x 3 3/8 in.

Creator

Repository Details

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

Contact:
P.O. Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121 United States
703-799-3600