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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1139

Alexander Jackson Davis Views of Mt. Vernon and vicinity

Drawings and watercolors of Mount Vernon by American artist Alexander Jackson Davis.


  • 1830-1831

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

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.1 linear feet (1 volume)

12 loose drawings, in watercolor, pencil, pen and ink, of George Washington's estate, Mount Vernon, Virginia.

Biographical / Historical

Alexander Jackson Davis was an American artist.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

*42M-1562, *42M-1563, *42M-1564, *42M-1565, *42M-1566, *42M-1567, *42M-1568, *42M-1569, *42M-1570, *42M-1571, *42M-1572, *42M-1573, *42M-1574, *42M-1575. Gift of W. B. O. Field of Lake Mohegan Westfield, New York; received: 1942.
Davis, Alexander Jackson, 1803-1892. Alexander Jackson Davis Views of Mt. Vernon and vicinity: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

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