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437 Washington Statue.

 Item — Container: Waldsmith Collection - Box 1
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 201

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.


  • 1856-1981



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

Language of Materials


Physical Description

Stereoscopic view of the statue of George Washington near Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Sculpted by Joseph A. Bailly. Mounted on orange board. The photographers imprint on the front of the cardboard mount reads: James Cremer, Photographer and Publisher, 18 South Eighth Street, Philadelphia. The back of the mount includes a printed history for Independence Hall or "State House," Philadelphia.


7 in. x 3 3/4 in.


Repository Details

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

P.O. Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121 United States