Photograph

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1885

GUSN

GUSN-37859

Description

View of the Washington Monument w/ water in foreground and a few low buildings surrounding it.

Details

Descriptive Terms

landscapes (representations)
photographs
albumen (egg white)
government
monuments
Albumen
Monument
Government
PICTURE, LANDSCAPE

Inscription

Handwritten on photo--l.l. and l.r.: ""C.S. Cudlip & Co. Photo./ WASH. D.C."" Handwritten on mat--recto: ""The National Monument/ to/ Washington/ as dedicated 21 February 1885."" Printed on verso--label: ""No. 9959/ FROM/ J. EASTMAN CHASE/ Picture Frames/ AND/ WORKS OF ART/ NO. 7 HAMILTON PLACE/ BOSTON, MASS. [handwritten twice] WK Watkins""

People and Organizations

Washington Monument

Maker

Cudlip, C. S. (Photographer)
Chase, J. Eastman (Framer)

Location of Origin

Washington, DC, USA; Boston, MA, USA, Suffolk

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

42 x 27.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter K. Watkins

Accession Number

1935.590

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