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Eulogium Sacred to the Memory of the Illustrious George Washington, Columbia's Great and Successful Son: Honored Be His Name.

  • ARTIST: Benjamin Tyler

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Benjamin O. Tyler, New York.

  • MEDIUM: Copper plate engraving,

    DATE: 1817.

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 17 3/4 x 22 3/8" (44.9 x 56.8 cm.).

  • DESCRIPTION: Memorial calligraphic copper engraving designed, written and published by Benjamin O. Tyler, professor of penmanship, New York, 1817. Engraved by Peter Maverick, Newark. With stipple oval portrait of Washington in center of elegiac poem, angels and masonic symbols. <br><br> Third state, according to David McNeeley Stauffer's book ""American Engravers on Copper & Stone."


  • CONDITION: Fair to good condition, various repaired tears and backed with Japan.

  • REFERENCE: #796 in "Catalogue of the Engraved Portraits of Washington" by Charles H. Hart & #2232 in "American Engravers on Copper & Stone" by David McNeeley Stauffer.

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