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"The First Great Western Empire", broadside to inspire enlistment in War of 1812

after 1812
Unknown American, 19th century

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Wood engravings and type

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Americas, Prints and Drawings



Illustrated broadside with title “The First Great Western Empire…” by Jonathan Clark. “Printed by Author at press of R. Packard, Albany. Republished by Mrs. M. L. Perry, Springfield, MA” Information on this widely found broadside is found on the web under “First Great Western Empire.”


Bequest of Mr. Abram Edmands Cutter, his widow waiving her right to the use of the prints for life. Entered in Donation Book 9/20/1901.

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Bequest of Abram Edmands Cutter