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Description

Entitled "Sacred to the Memory of the Illustrious G. Washington". Engraving depicts two mourners looking at obelisk on right w/ portrait of Washington, under which is written "G. WASHINGTON" and "There is Rest in HEAVEN". To their right is a figure of Hope w/ an anchor. Original frame is pressed brass over pine.

Details

Maker
Clarke, Thomas (Engraver)
Date
1801
Inscriptions
Engraved in circualr border is ""T. Clarke Sculpt. 1801 Boston""
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Allegory
allegory (artistic device)
American
Death
deaths
engravings (prints)
Ink
ink
mourning
Mourning
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE, HISTORIC
Unidentified Paper
United States of America
People and organizations
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Dimensions
9 1/3 x 9 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.728
GUSN
17252

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