Framed Print of George Washington with Mirror

Framed Print of George Washington with Mirror

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
frame, picture
print
mirror
date made
mid 19th century
1820 - 1850
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
United States: New York, New York City
place used
United States
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
ID Number
1986.0027.84
catalog number
1986.0027.84
accession number
1986.0027
Credit Line
Bequest of Dr. Joseph H. Kler
subject
Personal Accessories
Politics
Portraits
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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