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John Adams, President of the United States of America.

  • ARTIST: Edward Savage

  • PUBLISHER: Published by E. Savage, Dc. 10, 1800.

  • MEDIUM: Stipple engraving,

    DATE: 1800.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 11 1/4 x 9" (28.5 x 22.9 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: One of the great portraits of the second President of the United States.<br><br> John Adams, 1735-1826. First Vice President (Under Washington) and 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 condition, save for overall timetoning. Black and white.

  • REFERENCE: Stauffer #2744.