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Creator:
Isaac Weld, 1774–1856, Irish
Title:

View of Mount Vernon, the seat of General Washington

Date:
1795
Medium:
Graphite, pen, black ink, and gray wash on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 3/8 x 8 15/16in. (16.2 x 22.7cm) and Mount: 10 1/8 × 12 5/8 inches (25.7 × 32.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on mount in graphite, lower right: "Mt. Vernon Virgina"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.2896
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
figures | lake | landscape | mountains | plantation | ships | trees
Associated Places:
Alexandria | Mount Vernon | North America | United States | Virginia
Associated People:
George Washington
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:20181
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