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Colo. Richd M. Johnson

Colo. Richd M. Johnson

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Description (Brief)
Black and white print, half length portrait of a seated man (Richard Johnson). He holds a sword in his right hand. The portrait is depicted in an oval frame bearing the inscription "In war, the undaunted soldier- In peace, the enlightened statesman." The frame is topped by an eagle wearing a shield shaped breastplate labeled "Education" and a banner above its head which reads "Equal Rights." Beneath the frame is a vignette of a mail coach pulled by four horses and additional inscriptions.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lithograph
Object Type
Lithograph
Date made
n.d.
depicted
Johnson, Richard Mentor
maker
Williams, Michael
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Measurements
image: 12 in x 8 1/2 in; 30.48 cm x 21.59 cm
ID Number
DL.60.3198
catalog number
60.3198
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Communication, letter writing
Education
U.S. National Government, executive branch
U.S. National Government, legislative branch
Patriotism and Patriotic Symbols
Reform Movements
Indians
Eagles
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Clothing & Accessories
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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