Broadside

Broadside
Title
Broadside
Date 
1832
Medium 
Silk
Dimensions 
Overall: 23 x 18 in. ( 58.4 x 45.7 cm )
Description 
Copper-engraved 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 ADRESS,/ 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