Proof sheet for $50-100 of the Traders National Bank of Washington, DC, 1890

Proof sheet for $50-100 of the Traders National Bank of Washington, DC, 1890

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National bank note proof from the Traders National Bank of Washington DC, $50-100. Charter number 4244. The $50 note features the image of Washington crossing the Delaware River on the left; a soldier praying beneath the allegorical figure of Victory on the right. The $100 note features the image of sailors in a longboat approaching two ships labeled Lawrence and Niagara on the left; an image of winged Victory standing with fasces and the motto "Maintain it!" on the right. The bank was chartered on February 27, 1890. This proof sheet was certified for use six weeks later on April 18. There are seven notes known among collectors for this bank.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Proof sheet
date made
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Place Made
United States: California, San Francisco
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Measurements
overall: 17.9 cm x 21 cm; 7 1/16 in x 8 1/4 in
ID Number
NNC.297219.00545
accession number
297219
catalog number
NU*297219.00545
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