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.
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.
Title from item.
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