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Bushrod Washington, Late Associate Justice in the Supreme Court of the United States.

  • ARTIST: J. Longacre.

  • MEDIUM: Chine-colle engraving,

    DATE: c.1820.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 9 1/8 x 8 5/8" (232 x 219 mm; Colle size 12 6/8 x 9 7/8" (325 x 251 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Engraved by J.B. Longacre from a painting by C. Harding. Bushrod Washington lived from 1762-1829. Though Bushrod was a slave owner he was, along with being a Supreme Court Justice, the president of the American Colonization Society (ACS), which was a foundation advocating for the return of freed slaces to Africa.


  • CONDITION: God condition save for a crease in upper left margin near plate line. Image not affected.