Museum Collection

Arlington's Museum Collection holds more than 40,000 objects and artifacts, including archaeological materials, historic furnishings and framed and decorative arts. The Museum Collection includes original paintings, fine china and original documents associated with the Custis and Lee families and George and Martha Washington. For more information, see here. Images of selected items currently on public display are shown below. 

Custis Family

"Henry Custis," after unknown (c. 1640-1650). Original at Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA.
"Johanna Wittingham Custis (Mrs. Henry Custis)," after unknown (c. 1640-1650). Original at Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA.
"Daniel Custis II," after John Closterman (1704-1706). Original at Virginia Museum of History & Culture, Richmond, VA.
"George Washington Parke Custis," by C. Gregory Stapko (1977), after Junius Brutus Stearns (1848). Original at Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA.
"George Washington Parke Custis," by Mathilde Mueden Leisenring, after Samuel Lovett Waldo (c. 1847). Original at Corcoran Gallery of Art Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.
"Eleanor Parke Custis Lewis (Mrs. Lawrence Lewis)," by C. Gregory Stapko (c. 1978), after Gilbert Stewart (1804). Original at National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.
"George Washington Parke Custis," self portrait by G. W. P. Custis.
"The Custis Children: John Parke and Martha Parke Custis," by C. Gregory Stapko (c. 1953), after John Wollaston (1757). Original at Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA.
"Martha Dandridge Custis," by Ernest Fischer (c. 1850), after John Wollaston (1757). Original at Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA.
"Daniel Custis II," after John Closterman (1704-1706). Original at Virginia Museum of History & Culture, Richmond, VA.
"Mary Lee Fitzhugh Custis (Mrs. George Washington Parke Custis)," after Cephas Thompson (1807-1808). Original at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA.
"Mary Anna Randolph Custis," by Auguste Hervieu (1830).

Lee Family

"Anne Carter Lee"
"Henry Lee III," by M. Hartmann (1932), after William Edward West (1838).
"Mildred Childe Lee"
"Catherine Mildred Lee Childe," after unknown (c. 1840-1850). Original at Virginia Museum of History & Culture, Richmond, VA.
"Mary Anna Randolph Custis Lee," by C. Gregory Stapko (1977), after William Edward West (1838). Original at Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA.
'Robert E. Lee in the Dress Uniform of a Lt. of Engineers," by C. Gregory Stapko (1977), after William Edward West (1838). Original at Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA.

Painted by George Washington Park Custis

"Washington at Yorktown," by Hattie Elizabeth Burdette, after George Washington Parke Custis (c. 1840). Original at Alexandria-Washington Lodge No. 22, A.F. & A. M, Alexandria, VA.
"The Battle of Germantown at Chew House," by G. W. P. Custis.
"The Battle of Princeton," by G. W. P. Custis.
"The Battle of Trenton," by G. W. P. Custis (1823).
"The Battle of Monmouth," by G. W. P. Custis (c. 1840).

Notables

"Unknown Children," after Matthew Pratt (1773). Original at Virginia Museum of History & Culture, Richmond, VA.
"George Washington as Colonel in the Virginia Regiment," by Ernest Fischer (c. 1850), after Charles Willson Peale (1772). Original at Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA.
"Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette," after Jean-Antoine Houdon.
"George Washington," after Jean-Antoine Houdon.
"Gilbert du Motier, Marquis De Lafayette," by Hattie Elizabeth Burdette, after Charles Willson Peale (c. 1780-81). Original at Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA.

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