Washington Family

Washington Family

Description (Brief)
Colored print of George and Martha Washington on a veranda. In this popular image, he is seated and she stands behind him. A boy (George Washington Parke Custis) and girl (Eleanor Parke Custis) stand at the left. Older girl enters at left with tea service. A large standing globe is in the foreground. This is a copy of the family portrait by Edward Savage which was painted 1789-1796 and published from a mezzotint engraving March 10, 1798.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1869
depicted
Washington, George
Washington, Martha
Custis, George Washington Parke
Custis, Eleanor Parke
maker
H. Schile and Company
originator
Savage, Edward
place made
United States: New York, New York
depicted
United States: Virginia, Mount Vernon Manor
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
image: 17 1/2 in x 24 in; 44.45 cm x 60.96 cm
overall: 24 in x 30 in; 60.96 cm x 76.2 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2457
catalog number
60.2457
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Architecture, Historic Residences
Drinking
Chronology: 1860-1869
Furnishings
Marriage
Children
Family
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Clothing & Accessories
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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