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Carlton, from the east. Washington's Headquarters 1777.
Exterior view of the north front of the Carlton Mansion, taken from the east. Purportedly named after an English castle inhabited by Queen Elizabeth I. The original house was destroyed by the British in 1777 but rebuilt in 1780 by Isaac Tustin. Served as Washington's Headquarters for a few weeks before and after the Battle of Brandywine. Purchased by Cornelius S. Smith in May of 1840 and later bequeathed to his children., Photographer's imprint printed on mount., Title and date given in manuscript on mount., Also known as the Carlton-Smith Mansion.

Carlton, north side, near Midvale Ave. Washington's Headquarters 1777.
Exterior view of the north front of the Carlton Mansion, taken from the west. Purportedly named after an English castle inhabited by Queen Elizabeth I. The original house was destroyed by the British in 1777 but rebuilt in 1780 by Isaac Tustin. Served as Washington's Headquarters for a few weeks before and after the Battle of Brandywine. Purchased by Cornelius S. Smith in May of 1840 and later bequeathed to his children., Photographer's imprint printed on mount., Title and date given in manuscript on mount., Also known as the Carlton-Smith Mansion.