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The home of Washington

Author: Thomas Oldham Barlow; J McClure; L R Mignot; Thomas Prichard Rossiter
Publisher: New York : Published by J. McClure, 564 Broadway, [ca. 1863]
Edition/Format:   Image : Graphic : Original artwork   Archival Material : English
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An engraving of George Washington, his family, and the Marquis de Lafayette on the front porch of Mount Vernon. Washington and Lafayette stand talking together; Lafayette holds a copy of the Pennsylvania Gazette. At a nearby table, Martha Washington sits with her daughter-in-law Eleanor Calvert Stuart (formerly Mrs. John Parke Custis). Mrs. Stuart's daughter, Eleanor Parke Custis, rests her head on Martha  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Engravings
Portraits
Pictorial works
Named Person: George Washington Parke Custis; Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier Lafayette, marquis de; Nelly Custis Lewis; Eleanor Calvert Custis Stuart; Martha Washington; George Washington
Material Type: Graphic, Original artwork
Document Type: Visual material, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Oldham Barlow; J McClure; L R Mignot; Thomas Prichard Rossiter
OCLC Number: 334196274
Notes: Title printed lower right under image.
Description: 1 print on wove paper : engraving, b&w ; image 48 x 76 cm., sheet 57 x 81 cm.
Responsibility: painted by T.P. Rossiter & L.R. Mignot ; engraved by Thos. Oldham Barlow.

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An engraving of George Washington, his family, and the Marquis de Lafayette on the front porch of Mount Vernon. Washington and Lafayette stand talking together; Lafayette holds a copy of the Pennsylvania Gazette. At a nearby table, Martha Washington sits with her daughter-in-law Eleanor Calvert Stuart (formerly Mrs. John Parke Custis). Mrs. Stuart's daughter, Eleanor Parke Custis, rests her head on Martha Washington's lap . Mrs. Stuart's son, George Washington Parke Custis, plays on the lawn next to an African American woman. The head of George Washington is based on a bust by Jean Antoine Houdon.

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