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The Hero who Defended the Mothers will Protect the Daughters
ca. 1840
John Ludlow Morton
USA: New York, New York City
Pencil, ink on paper, watercolor
overall: 6-3/4"h x 9-1/4"w
Special Acquisitions Fund
85.8.1

The Hero who Defended the Mothers will Protect the Daughters drawing; shows central figure of George Washington surrounded by flower maidens; in banner at top "The hero who defended the mothers/ Decem 26, 1776/ will protect the daughters"; watermark: "J. Whatman, 1840"; stamp: "Turnbull, London."


For further information, Blog post, November 13, 2018, https://nationalheritagemuseum.typepad.com/library_and_archives/2018/11/washingtons-reception-on-the-bridge-at-trenton-in-1785-designed-by-john-ludlow-morton.html