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(15) Tomb of America's greatest citizen, Washington, at Mount Vernon, Virginia., 1904

 Item — Box: HPC - Stereorgraphs - Box 2
Identifier: RP-422 ; Photo-3747

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

  • Copyright: 1904

Creator

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

French

German

Spanish; Castilian

Swedish

Russian

Related Materials

Stereograph same as 2019-VR-027.019; Image identifier - DA_002569

Physical Description

Stereoscopic view of visitors at George Washington's tomb at Mount Vernon. Mounted on gray board. Publisher's imprint on the front of the board reads: Underwood & Underwood, Publishers. New York. London. Toronto-Canada. Ottawa-Kansas. Works and Studios - Sun Sculpture trademark. Washington, D. C. Arlington, N. J. Littleton, N. H. Title - (15) Tomb of America's Greatest Citizen. Washington, at Mount Vernon, Virginia. Copyright 1903 by Underwood & Underwood. A history of the estate is printed directly onto the back of mount. Titles of the stereograph are printed in English, French, German, Spanish, Swedish and Russian.

Dimensions

7 in. x 3 1/2 in.

Creator

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