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Object ID 1937.003
Object Name Lithograph
Title Washington Entering New York City
Collection Works of Art
Credit line Gift from the Estate of Miss Susan Simpson
Date circa 1850
Made Herline & Hensel or Sarony & Major ?
Description Framed chromolithograph of George Washington's triumphal entry into the city of New York after his victory in the Siege of Yorktown. Washington is shown riding a white horse at the center of the composition and is surrounded by three other figures on brown horses. The street on both sides is thronged with an assortment of men, women, children, and a few Native Americans and flanked by two balconies containing mostly ladies. An American flag flies from the right balcony. In the background are a number of brick buildings, some of which have stepped gables, that are full of people watching the victory procession from windows.
Dimensions H-30 W-43 D-1.75 inches
Dimension Details framed dimensions
Subjects Chromolithographs
Parades & processions
People Washington, George
Search Terms George Washington
Sarony & Major
Herline & Hensel
Nineteenth Century
American Revolution
Siege of Yorktown
Revolutionary War
Place of Origin Philadelphia, PA
Event American Revolution
Medium Chromolithograph