Freedom's Wreath

Description (Brief)
Allegorical colored print; bust view of a woman, encircled by a wreath that is wrapped with a tri-colored ribbon and incorporates a variety of patriotic symbols. The woman is Charlotte Corday, a heroine of the French Revolution. She is wearing a Liberty cap. The "Pearl of Peace" and "Level of Equality" hang from a ribbon around her neck. Below is a poem describing the wreath and a list of 25 senators and 76 congressmen who voted against the annexation of Texas on February 28, 1845, and to whom the print is dedicated .
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1845
depicted
Corday, Charlotte
distributor
Pease, E. H.
artist
Ames, Joseph A.
lithographer
Hall, John H.
place made
United States: New York, Albany
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
image: 21 in x 14 in; 53.34 cm x 35.56 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2410
catalog number
60.2410
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Diplomacy
U.S. National Government, judiciary
U.S. National Government, legislative branch
Patriotism and Patriotic Symbols
Birds
Flowers
Reform Movements
Blacks
Liberty
related event
Texas Statehood
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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