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8034--Tomb of Washington, Mt. Vernon., U. S. A., 1898, 1909

 Item — Container: Waldsmith Collection - Box 1
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7154 ; Waldsmith 218

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

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.


  • 1898
  • Copyright: 1909


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


Physical Description

Stereoscopic view of Washington's tomb at Mount Vernon. Several visitors stand at near the entrance to the tomb. Mounted on gray board. The publisher's imprint on the front of the cardboard mount read: Keystone View Company Manufacturers, Publishers. Copyright, 1898, by B. L. Singley. Made in U. S. A. Meadville, Pa., New York, N. Y., Portland, Oregon, London, Eng., Sydney, Aus. Title: 8034--Tomb of Washington, Mt. Vernon., U. S. A. Printed directly on the reverse of the mount is a short history of the Mount Vernon estate. Copyright 1909, by Keystone View Company.


7 in. x 3 1/2 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