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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 for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statement
Resource IdentifierLIHO 1665
CONTENTdm file name4067201662003_1665.jpg
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