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Framed print of George Washington
Framed print of George Washington
Resource Typeimage
TitleFramed print of George Washington
Coverage / Year1840 to 1860; Early to Middle Victorian, Springfield, IL Middle Victorian, Springfield, IL
DescriptionPrint of George Washington mounted on a white horse. Washington is lifting a cap over his head. Horse and background are white, ground below is green. In background is Washington's army. Washington is dressed in a blue uniform with gold epaulets. Saddle is leather color with yellow fringe. Below print is written "Gen. George Washington, Father of His Country." L 13 1/2" x W 9 1/2"
InterpretationThis print was used as decoration in the boys' room of the Lincoln Home. Washington continued to be a popular figure 50 years after his death. It was typical to have images of people you admired in your home.
Lesson Plans / ThemesAmerican Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities;
Learning Standards16 History; 25-27 Fine Arts
Author or CreatorBaillie
SourceDonated by Tom Heisey, Newark, OH
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Washington, George, 1732-1799; Print; Prints; Art; Decor; Decoration; President
Collection PublisherLincoln Home National Historic Site
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See http://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statementhttp://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc/conditions.htm
Resource IdentifierLIHO 1665
CONTENTdm file name4067201662003_1665.jpg
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