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Blue Room

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Mount Vernon Mansion, Blue Bedchamber, 1935, bulk: circa 1870

 Item — Box 6: Series HPC - Box 6
Identifier: BW-688 II ; RP-3172 ; Photo-7136
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,...
Dates: Modified: 1935; Majority of material found within circa 1870

The home of Washington Illustrated. No. 18; Lafayette's Room., 1866-1875

 Item — Box HPC - Stereograph - Box 1: Series HPC - Stereographs
Identifier: RP-3196 ; Photo-7159j
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,...
Dates: 1866-1875

The home of Washington Illustrated. No. 18; Lafayette's Room., c. 1870

 Item — Waldsmith Collection - Box 1: Series RP-3216 ; ST-7184
Identifier: RP-3216 ; ST-7184 ; Waldsmith 026
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Views of Mount Vernon spanning more than 100 years. The Robert Waldsmith Collection consists of approximately 315 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 an international collection of Washington statues and buildings honoring the first...
Dates: c. 1870