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28. Washington's Tomb, Mt. Vernon, Va., 1909

 Item — Container: Waldsmith Collection - Box 1
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 183

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

  • Copyright: 1909

Creator

Extent

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

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

Stereoscopic view of Washington's sarcophagus through the iron gated entrance of the tomb at Mount Vernon. Mounted on gray board. The publisher's imprint on the front of the card mount reads: Stereo-Travel Co. Corona, New York City. Printed title: 28. Washington's Tomb, Mt. Vernon, Va. Copyright, 1909 by Stereo-Travel Co.

Dimensions

7 in. x 3 9/16 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