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Banquet Hall, Mount Vernon, Virginia, circa 1915-1930

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Alternate title:Banquet Hall, Mt Vernon, VA.
Summary:Banquet Hall, Mount Vernon, Virginia, circa 1915-1930. Caption reads: "In the Banquet Hall, the central ornament is the mantelpiece, of Carrara and Siena marble, carved in Italy and presented by Samuel Vaughan of London. The story goes that on its way to America the mantel was taken by French pirates, who sent it to its destination uninjured when they learned that it belonged to Washington. The Large Painting by Rembrandt Peale of Washington before Yorktown now hangs in the Corcoran Art Gallery at Washington." Postcard number R-51556.
Provider:B.S. Reynolds Co.
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:District of Columbia
Place of origin – Settlement:Washington
Temporal subject: 1911-1920
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Mount Vernon
Topical subjects:Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate)
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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