Framed Print of George Washington with Mirror


Small, double-sided, circular coved frame with flat outside edge; obverse contains a glazed, stipple-engraved, oval, bust-length portrait of George Washington (Athenaeum type) titled "WASHINGTON / Ætatis 68" below (Hart 395, Stauffer 1282), while reverse holds a mirror. Dirty knotted cord tied through tiny hanging loop at top. No marks on frame.

Date Made: mid 19th century1820 - 1850

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, PhiladelphiaUnited States: New York, New York CityPlace Used: United States

Subject: Personal AccessoriesPoliticsPortraits


See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Bequest of Dr. Joseph H. Kler

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1986.0027.84Catalog Number: 1986.0027.84Accession Number: 1986.0027

Object Name: frame, pictureprintmirror

Physical Description: pewter (frame material)ink (print material)paper, wove (print material)glass (glazing material)mirror glass (mirror material)cotton (hanger material)Measurements: overall: 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in; .635 cm x 8.255 cm


Record Id: nmah_303831

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