Apr 27, 2017 - Sale 2444

Sale 2444 - Lot 307

Price Realized: $ 3,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
(WASHINGTON, GEORGE.) Album of professional photographs of the Mount Vernon rooms and grounds. 50 albumen photographs, each about 4 x 5 1/2 inches, laid down on 13 detached scrapbook leaves, with pencil captions below each; minor wear to leaves, occasional wear to photographs before mounted. With the remnants of the album and 15 unrelated European tourist photos. Mount Vernon, VA, circa 1890s?

Additional Details

Includes several exterior views of the main mansion from different angles, numerous outbuildings such as the ruined slave quarters, and interior views of many mansion rooms--many of them furnished by state committees, such as the "Illinois Room," "New York Room," and "West Virginia Room." We have found none of these images in a search of the many Mount Vernon views in the Library of Congress catalogue.