Origin of the Stars and Stripes

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1883

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 71-80

GUSN

GUSN-199051

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Description

A commemorative print presented to visitors at the Foreign Exhibition in Boston in 1883. It tells the history of the flag and of George Washington. It is a lithograph done in a few tones and with gold leaf.

Details

Descriptive Terms

exhibitions (events)
flags
presidents
commemorations (events)
prints (visual works)
lithographs

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number 73OVR

Physical Description

1 lithograph

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.02.073

Image Dimensions

21.75 x 28 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Root & Tinker (Lithographer)

Material Type

prints (visual works)
lithographs

Other People

Washington, George, 1732-1799

Subjects

American Flag

Restrictions

Excellent

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 71-80