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

 Item — Box: HPC - Stereorgraphs - Box 2
Identifier: RP-3196 ; Photo-7159e

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds, events, visitors, collection objects, personnel, and changes throughout the estate.

Dates

  • Majority of material found in 1850-2010

Extent

From the Collection: 147 Linear Feet (Variety of container sizes based on photograph sizes and material types. Over-sized items are housed in drawers.)

Language of Materials

English

Related Materials

Stereograph same as RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 217; Image identifier - DA_003403

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