Engraving

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1801

GUSN

GUSN-17252

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

Descriptive Terms

engravings (prints)
ink
paper (fiber product)
allegory (artistic device)
deaths
mourning
American
Ink
Unidentified Paper
Mourning
Death
Allegory
United States of America
PICTURE, HISTORIC

Inscription

Engraved in circualr border is ""T. Clarke Sculpt. 1801 Boston""

Maker

Clarke, Thomas (Engraver)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

9 1/3 x 9 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1934.728

Places

Massachusetts (United States)