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Presidents of the Continental Congress

Title
Presidents of the Continental Congress [graphic]
Author
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919.
Publication
ca. 1800-ca. 1890.

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Description
  • 15 prints : etching, engraving, mezzotint, stipple, lithograph, wood engraving, wood engraving; 31.5 x 25 cm. or smaller.
  • 3 drawings : pen & ink ;
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Portraits – United States – 18th century.
  • Portraits – United States – 19th century.
  • Prints – United States – 19th century.
Note
  • Printmakers include Asher Brown Durand, Max Rosenthal & Edward Wellmore. Draughtsman is David McNeely Stauffer.
  • Title from Calendar of the Emmet Collection.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Cite As (note)
  • Emmet Collection.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of Emmet Collection of Manuscripts Etc. Relating to American History.
Contents
  • EM1316. An enlarged fac-simile of the seal of the president of the Continental Congress as used by Thomas Mifflin in 1784 / David McNeely Stauffer --EM1318. Henry Middleton, 2nd president of the Continental Congress / David McNeely Stauffer -- EM1320. Peyton Randolph / Goodman & Piggott.
  • EM1321. The Honble. John Hancock of Boston in New England, president of the American Congress -- EM1223. Hancock House Boston -- EM1324. [Henry Laurens] -- EM1329. Samuel Huntington, L.L.D., governor of Connecticut and president of Congress / J.C. Buttre -- EM1331. Thomas McKean, governor of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, vice president of the state Society of Cincinnati / David Edwin -- EM1333. Dr. John Hanson / H.B. Hall -- EM1334. [John Hanson M.D.] -- EM1337. Elias Boudinot / Asher B. Durand -- EM1339. Thomas Mifflin / E. Wellmore -- EM1341. [Richard Henry Lee] -- EM1344. Stratford House the birthplace of R.H. Lee -- EM1345. Nathaniel Gorham Signer of the Constitution of the United States / Max Rosenthal -- EM1347. Major General Arthur St. Clair / E. Wellmore -- EM1349. Cyrus Griffin the president of the last Cont. Congress / David McNeilly Stauffer -- EM1351. Cyrus Griffin president of the Continental Congress / Max Rosenthal.
Call Number
MEZP
Author
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919. Collector
Title
Presidents of the Continental Congress [graphic]
Imprint
ca. 1800-ca. 1890.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Print Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Portraits of the presidents of the Continental Congress, 1774-1787. Includes views of Stratford Hall, the birthplace of Richard Henry Lee, and Hancock House, the home of John Hancock.
Cite As:
Emmet Collection.
Linking Entry
Forms part of Emmet Collection of Manuscripts Etc. Relating to American History.
Indexes
Finding aid available.
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Added Author
Durand, A. B. (Asher Brown), 1796-1886. Engraver
Rosenthal, Max, 1833-1918. Etcher
Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913, draughtsman.
Wellmore, Edward, active 1837-1867. Engraver
Emmet Collection.
Research Call Number
MEZP
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