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Artist's depiction of the tomb of Washington, Mount Vernon, Virginia, 1934

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umd:96151
umd:96152

Summary:Artist's depiction of the tomb of Washington, Mount Vernon, Virginia, 1934. Caption reads: "The Tomb was built in 1831 according to instructions in Washington's will. It was enlarged in 1837 to accommodate the two marble sarcophagi which were then provided for the remains of General and Mrs. Washington."
Provider:Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Virginia
Place of origin – Settlement:Mount Vernon
Temporal subject: 1931-1940
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Mount Vernon
Topical subjects:Tombs & sepulchral monuments
Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate)
Genre:Postcards
Watercolors
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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