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Washington. First in War - First in Peace, and First in the Hearts of his Countrymen

Washington standing in front of a window to right of a table draped in blue fabric over corner. Sword pointed down in his proper left hand, other hand extended out. Although Sid's inventory says, #265, there is no #265 printed on face of print. From the Inventory Listing of Sidney A. Alpert "Washington - First in War, First in Peace, in the Hearts of His Countrymen/ #265/N. Currier - S"

Americans revered George Washington's multi-faceted personality. He was a heroic soldier, celebrated statesman and leader of the new nation. Although posed in a formal military posture, Washington is not shown in his General's uniform. Instead, he is depicted as a civilian in this straight- forward portrait of a man who is dedicated to his country.

Date: Undated

Artists: Nathaniel Currier
Medium: Hand-colored lithograph
Measurements: 13 1/2 x 16 inches
Access Number: 2004-D03-243
Gift of Lenore B. and Sidney A. Alpert supplemented with Museum Acquistions Funds

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