Overall: 13 1/2 x 14 1/2 in. ( 34.3 x 36.8 cm )
Cotton copper-engraved kerchief with a central portrait of General Lafayette in a medallion and vignettes of his arrival by ship at New York and his arrival at Independence Hall, Philadelphia above and below; center also has text describing the events; decorative border; sepia ink printed on white ground.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
printed: all over: " General LaFayettes arrival at Independence Hall Philad Sept 28th 1824/ Gen LaFayette/ The Nation's Guest/ The arrival of Genl LaFayette at the Port of New York in the Ship Cadmus, Capt' Allyn Aug 17th 1824.
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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