FINE HAND-COLORED LITHOGRAPH OF GEORGE WASHINGTON'S RECEPTION BY THE LADIES AT TRENTON, CIRCA 1848
(WASHINGTON, George) KELLOGGS & COMSTOCK, lithographer. Washington's Reception by the Ladies, at Trenton [Hand-colored Lithograph]. New York: Kelloggs & Comstock, circa 1848-50. Hand-colored lithograph, sheet measures 13-1/2 by 10 inches, early wood frame; entire piece measures 17-1/2 by 13 inches. $750.
Hand-colored lithographic view of Washington's reception by the ladies on passing the bridge at Trenton in April of 1789, on his way to New York to be inaugurated as the First President of the United States, in an early wooden frame.
In this image Washington raises his hat as he passes beneath a banner reading "The hero who defended the mothers, Decem 26, 1776, will protect the daughters." "The Kellogg brothers [were] the only group of whom it is at all possible to say that they were for a time near rivals of Currier & Ives" (Peters, America on Stone, 243).
Sheet gently tanned. Minor wear to early wooden frame, near-fine condition.