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George Washington (1732-1799)
Oil on canvas
Artist/Maker:Asher Brown Durand
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"Bella for senate." White silhouette of Bella Abzug on blue background; blue letters.
Gift of Glen Fleischman
In 1976, Bella Abzug, after many years in the U.S. House of Representatives, ran for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate. She was defeated by Daniel Patrick Moynihan in a contest which also included Ramsey Clark, Paul O'Dwyer, and Abraham Hirschfeld.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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