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First in the homes of his countrymen : George Washington's Mount Vernon in the American imagination / Lydia Mattice Brandt.

Author:
Brandt, Lydia Mattice [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2016, , ©2016]
Description:
xi, 284 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-268) and index.
Contents:
Prints and pilgrimage: 1790s-1850s -- "Keep it the home of Washington!": the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union, 1854-1890 -- Replicas, replicas, replicas: 1890s-1920s -- Battles of "authenticity": replicas and research in the 1930s -- "In this changing and troubled world": social history and the American roadside, 1950s-1980s.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780813939254 (cloth ; alk. paper)
  • 0813939259 (cloth ; alk. paper)
  • (ebook)
LCCN:
2016023613
OCLC:
950449261
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