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    Six Steel Engraved Portraits of George Washington, John Adams, John Q. Adams and Their Wives From the National Portrait Gallery. From The National Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Americans...Philadelphia: D. Rice & A. N. Hart, 1859. Very good.

    More Information: Six Steel Engraved Portraits of George Washington, John Adams, John Q. Adams and Their Wives From the National Portrait Gallery. From The National Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Americans With Biographical Sketches, in four volumes, Philadelphia: D. Rice & A. N. Hart, 1859. Each plate measures 7.25 inches x 10.5 inches. Each subject portrait is engraved by some of America's finest engravers of the mid-19th century after images held in the National Portrait Gallery. Subjects include George and Martha Washington, John and Abigail Adams, and John Q. Adams and Louisa Adams. The paper has toned a bit and there is some occasional light foxing at the edges, but by and large the engravings are clean and in very good condition. These portraits, once framed and matted would make an attractive addition to the décor of any home, school, or office.

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    October, 2010
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