Framed print of George Washington
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Print of George Washington mounted on a white horse. Washington is lifting a cap over his head. Horse and background are white, ground below is green. In background is Washington's army. Washington is dressed in a blue uniform with gold epaulets. Saddle is leather color with yellow fringe. Below print is written "Gen. George Washington, Father of His Country." L 13 1/2" x W 9 1/2 This print was used as decoration in the boys' room of the Lincoln Home. Washington continued to be a popular figure 50 years after his death. It was typical to have images of people you admired in your home. American Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities 16 History; 25-27 Fine Arts
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library|
|Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865|
Washington, George, 1732-1799
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