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In the engraving of a family scene on July 4th, 1776, two men are leaving their American family (families) to fight for independence. An older man and woman, probably the parents, are on both sides of the young men. Mounted in a 3 in. gilt frame.
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Printed beneath print: ""Painted By T.H. Mattyson Esqr./ Engraved CV Steel By H.S. SADD/ Proof/ Printed by Neale & Pate"" Underneath the title: ""From Matteson's Picture Painted Expressly for the Engraving/ Published by John Neale 56 Carmine Street New York/ Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1847 by John Neale in the Clerk's Office of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.""
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),
Mattyson, T. H., Esq. (Painter)
Sadd, Henry S., 1835-1884 (Engraver)
Neale, John (Publisher)
New York, NY, USA
22.875 x 26.375 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
New York state (United States)