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    George Washington: 1819 GW at Bowling Green Textile. Washington is shown here at Bowling Green in lower Manhattan. The 18.5" x 25.5" cotton handkerchief was printed in Glasgow and dedicated both to the memory of Washington and to the Congress. It gives a glowing summary of his career and achievements and excerpts Lee's Funeral Oration. He tips the hat to the Soldier and Sailor for their contribution and concludes: "But All Is Not Lost For Providence Survives." It was copied after Cornelius Tiebout's 1798 engraving (Hart 676, Baker 407). This framed example is quite well-preserved with a few minor tears.

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    May, 2011
    21st Saturday
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