Broadside

Title:
Broadside
Date: 
1832
Bibliography: 

Herbert Ridgeway Collins, Threads of History: Americana Recorded on Cloth, 1775 to the Present (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1979) 53.

Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 23 x 18 in. ( 58.4 x 45.7 cm )
Description: 
Copperplate-printed silk broadside of George Washington's "Farewell Address" in four columns with a medallion portrait at the top; printed in black ink on awhite ground; decorative border.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number: 
1941.116
Marks: 
printed: all over: "WASHINGTON'S/ FAREWELL ADDRESS,/ TO THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES, ON RETIRING FROM PUBLIC LIFE, SEPTEMBER 17, 1790./ FELLOW CITIZENS/..." printed: across base: "M. FITHIAN, PRINTER. No. 6 GEORGE STREET, PHILADELPHIA, 1832"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group