8056--State Dining Room, Washington's Old Home, Mt. Vernon, Va. U. S. A., 1898
Scope and Contents
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.
- Singley, B. L. (Benjamin Lloyd) (Photographer, Person)
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From the Collection: 236 stereographs and 61 cabinet cards Photographic Prints
Language of Materials
Stereoscopic view of the new room at Mount Vernon. The view towards the southwest corner includes the fireplace and Vaughan mantel, surrounded by a metal railing. Mounted on gray board. The publisher's imprint on the front of the cardboard mount reads: Keystone View Company, Manufacturers, Copyrighted, 1898, by B. L. Singley. Made in U. S. A. Publishers, Meadville, Pa., New York, N.Y., Portland, Oregon, London, Eng., Sydney, Aus. Title: 8056--State Dining Room, Washington's Old Home, Mt. Vernon, Va. U. S. A. Part of series - 101. Printed directly on the reverse of the mount is a short history of the room. Copyright by the Keystone View Company.
7 in. x 3 1/2 in.
- Card photographs Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms
- Mansion Interiors Subject Source: Local sources
- Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate) Subject Source: Naf
- New Room Subject Source: Local sources
- Photographs Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms
- Stereographs Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms