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John Quincy Adams. President of the United States, 1825.

  • ARTIST: Charles Bird King

  • MEDIUM: Stipple and line engraving,

    DATE: 1825

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 10 1/4 x 8 1/2" (260 x 220 mm) plus margins.

  • DESCRIPTION: Engraved by M. Peabody from a portrait by King, from Delaplaine's National Gallery. John Quincy Adams (1767-1848)Sixth President of the United States, serving from 1825 to 1829. Son of John Adams (2nd President). He also served as a diplomat, a Senator, and a member of the House of Representatives. He was a member of the Federalist, Democratic-Republican, National Republican, and later Anti-Masonic and Whig parties. He was one of the greatest diplomats and secretaries of state in American history. A very rare portrait.


  • CONDITION: Good condition save for several expertly repaired tear in the margins. Tiny hole in upper right engraved border. Black & white.