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George Washington
1864
E. C. Middleton
USA: Ohio, Cincinnati
Chromolithograph on paper
overall: 21 1/2 x 18 1/2 in.; 54.61 x 46.99 cm
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Manney
78.75.2

Chromolithograph of portrait of George Washington; he wears dark coat, white shirt; stamped on back "Warranted Oil Colors / Entered According to Act of Congress in / the year 1864 by E. C. Middleton / In the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, / Cincinnati"; old label reads "From the Hon. Edward Everett. Boston, 9th January,....E. C. Middleton:-- Dear Sir: I have examined with much interest your portraits of General and Mrs. Washington. They appear to me to be accurate and spirited copies of the original paintings by Stuart with which I am well acquainted. The execution is entirely successful. Wishing you an ample reward for your perseverence and ingenuity, -I remain, dear sir, Respectfully yours, Edward Everett."