Mount Vernon Mansion, Downstairs Chamber, 1937
Item — Box: 9
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.
- Johnston, Frances Benjamin, 1864-1952 (Photographer, Person)
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
Black and white vertical photograph of the downstairs chamber at Mount Vernon. View is towards the fireplace in the southwest corner. The room sparsely furnished. The reverse of the photograph is reinforced with a adhered fabric and includes the photographer's stamp: Frances Benjamin Johnston, Arts Club of Washington, 2017 Eye Street, Northwest, Washington D. C.
8 in. x 9 7/8 in.
There are a total of two copies in Box 9.