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32252 Where the Father of His Country Sleeps--Tomb of Washington, Mount Vernon, Va.

 Item — Container: Waldsmith Collection - Box 1
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7154 ; Waldsmith 217

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

  • 1856-1981

Extent

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

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

Stereoscopic view of Washington's tomb at Mount Vernon. Mounted on gray board. The publisher's imprint on the front of the cardboard mount read: Keystone View Company, Manufacturers and Publishers, Copyrighted made in the U. S. A. Meadville, Pa., New York, N. Y., Chicago, Ill., London, England. Title: 32252 Where the Father of His Country Sleeps--Tomb of Washington, Mount Vernon, Va. [Part of a series] 40. Printed directly on the reverse of the mount is short history about the tomb of George and Martha Washington. Copyright Keystone View Company.

Dimensions

7 in. x 3 1/2 in.

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