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Washington's reception on the bridge at Trenton in 1789 on his way to be inaugurated 1st pres[iden]t of the U.S. / Engraved by T. Kelley.

Washington's reception on the bridge at Trenton in 1789 on his way to be inaugurated 1st pres[iden]t of the U.S. / Engraved by T. Kelley.

 
 
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Print shows Washington and soldiers passing through a garlanded canopy labeled "The hero who defended the mothers will protect the daughters" as girls and young women toss flowers in their path.
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Date based on span of years that Kelley (also spelled Kelly) worked as an engraver (Source: Stauffer, David McNeely. American Engravers Upon Copper and Steel. New York: Grolier Club, 1907, pp. 149-150).
In album: [Album of ephemera and Civil War era photographs; photos and album compiled by Larkin Goldsmith Mead], p. 129.
Library of Congress copy is trimmed.
Accession box no. DLC/PP-1975:071

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Date

01/01/1823
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Contributors

Kelly, Thomas, approximately 1795-approximately 1841, engraver
Mead, Larkin G. (Larkin Goldsmith), 1835-1910, collector
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Location

Trenton (N.J.)40.21694, -74.74306
Google Map of 40.216944444444444, -74.74305555555556
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