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Home of George Washington, Mount Vernon, Virginia

Artist:
Luke C. Dillon (American, born 1844)
Date:
1889
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
20.2 x 28.2 cm. (7 15/16 x 11 1/8 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart P. Feld, 1984
Accession Number:
1984.1178.3
Not on view
Inscription: Printed in black ink on mount, recto LC: "HOME OF WASHINGTON, MOUNT VERNON, VA."; printed in black ink on mount, recto LL, LR: "LUKE C. DILLON, PHOTOGRAPHER, // WASHINGTON, D.C.", "OFFICE, 935 PENN. AVENUE, // PULLMAN'S GALLERY."; inscribed in pencil on mount, verso UC: "May 6- 1889 // Papa and HPP // Mama and Ruth had a cold // so could not come they remarried in Washington"; inscribed in pencil on mount, verso UR, C: "May 6 - // P.O.","[on slant] 3/4 silver // 85c"
Mr. and Mrs. Stuart P. Feld

Dillon worked at Mount Vernon from 1884-1894 as the official photographer of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association.
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