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Death of Genl. Andrew Jackson.
1845-1846
Printer:Printed by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg , American, 1840 - 1867
Publisher:Published by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg , American, 1840 - 1867
Publisher:Published by Kelloggs & Thayer , American, 1846 - 1847
Publisher:Published by D. Needham , American, 1808 - 1888
Lithography; printer's ink and watercolor on wove paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 11 3/4 x 8 1/2in. (29.8 x 21.6cm) Sheet (height x width): 14 x 10 1/8in. (35.6 x 25.7cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Samuel St. John Morgan
Description: An elderly man lies in bed, propped up on a large pillow. He wears a nightshirt and is covered with a sheet or blanket. His right hand rests on his breast. His eyes are closed, and he appears to be dead or dying. A man and a woman stand behind the bed. The woman wears a bonnet and a shawl. Her hands are clasped. The man wears a coat, vest, shirt, necktie, and pants. A second man is seated in a carved armchair at the left. He holds a handkerchief to his mouth. A girl kneels in the foreground. She hides her face in the bedclothes and appears to be weeping. Fringed drapery with a valance and tassels frames the scene at the left, right, and above. Patterned carpet is on the floor.
Inscription: On recto, lithographed title and text beneath image, "DEATH OF GENL. ANDREW JACKSON. / Born, 15th March 1767. President of the United States from 1829 to 1837. Died, 8th. June 1845. / 'I am in the hands of a merciful God... I have full confidence in His goodness and mercy.-- The Bible is true. --" On verso, in pencil: lower center, "Print / Box 1 / #10"; lower right, "S. St. J. Morgan" "consv CPC 1987" "Dwr 35" accession number.
Object Number: 1950.202.57
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