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John Adams.

  • ARTIST: Gilbert Stuart

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Johnson, Fry & Co., New York.

  • MEDIUM: Line & stipple engraving,

    DATE: 1857

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 9 1/8 x 6 1/2" (232 x 165 mm) with border and title.

  • DESCRIPTION: "Engraved by W. Wellstood after the original portrait by Gilbert Stuart." John Adams, 1735-1826. Second President of the United States (1797-1801.) Signer of the Declaration of Independence. On Nov. 1, 1800, in his second evening in the White House, he wrote his wife, "Before I end my letter, I pray Heaven to bestow the best of Blessings on this House and all that shall hereafter inhabit it. May none but honest and wise Men ever rule under this roof."


  • CONDITION: Good to fair condition. Black & white.