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Title
Centennial Memorial of American Independence
Additional title: Our Country
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1873 (Inferred)
Place: Philadelphia
Publisher: Joseph Leeds
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: Hart 641
Genres
Prints
Portraits
Notes
Content: BORN IN WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA, FEBRUARY 22, 1732. | DIED AT MOUNT VERNON, VIRGINIA, DECEMBER 14 1799. | GEORGE WASHINGTON, | FIRST IN WAR, FIRST IN PEACE AND FIRST IN | THE HEARTS OF HIS COUNTRYMEN. 45 YEARS DEVOTED | TO HIS COUNTRY. | CENTENNIAL MEMORIAL OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE.
Creation/production credits: Copyright 1873 by Joseph Leeds
Physical Description
Engravings
Description
Bust, to right. Oval, with border in rectangle, in centre of arch, in folio plate, entitled "Our Country."
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Photo Order: 65076
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cfac57a0-d263-013b-e11c-0242ac110002
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1873: Issued
  • 2023: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "Centennial Memorial of American Independence" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1873. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/57b752f0-d266-013b-0f21-0242ac110002

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "Centennial Memorial of American Independence" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 12, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/57b752f0-d266-013b-0f21-0242ac110002

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. (1873). Centennial Memorial of American Independence Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/57b752f0-d266-013b-0f21-0242ac110002

Wikipedia Citation

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Centennial Memorial of American Independence