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Washington
1844
After a work by:After a work by William H. Brown , American, 1808 - 1883
Printer:Printed by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg , American, 1840 - 1867
Publisher:Published by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg , American, 1840 - 1867
Litthography; black and tan printer's inks on wove paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 14 3/16 x 10 3/4in. (36 x 27.3cm) Sheet (height x width): 16 1/2 x 11 15/16in. (41.9 x 30.3cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Samuel St. John Morgan
Description: A profile silhouette of Washington surrounded by an oval carved frame rests on a ledge in a rocky cliff. A bald eagle with spread wings is perched on the top of the frame. The name "WASHINGTON" appears on the rock at the left. Birds, presumably gulls, fly above the ocean at the right. A sailing vessel is just visible on the horizon. Streaks of cloud are in the sky.
Inscription: On recto, lithographed publisher's imprint beneath image, "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1844, by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of Connecticut." On verso, upper left, in blue ink, "65216". Lower right, in pencil, "Maple & Gold" "consv CPC 1987" "Dwr 57" and accession number.
Object Number: 1957.65.51
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