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Washington's Farewell Address, to the People of the United States

1808
Engraved by William Satchwell Leney (American (England), 1769–1831), Author George Washington (American, 1732–1799), Printer Jonathan Seymour (American, 1778–1841), Publisher Washington Benevolent Society (American, 19th century)


Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA

Catalogue Raisonné

Shaw & Shoemaker 16661

Dimensions

Overall: 18 x 10.8 x 1.1 cm (7 1/16 x 4 1/4 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1973.549

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with stipple engraving

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(New York: Printed by J. Seymour [for the Washington Benevolent Society], 1808) 18 cm; 45 pp., plus plate; contemporary half gilt-stamped red morocco, marbled paper boards.

Portrait of Washington.


New York: Printed by J. Seymour [for the Washington Benevolent Society], 1808

Provenance

Thomas Taylor, 1809 [see p. (3) of book]; Frank C. Doble, from whose estate bequeathed to MFA, October 10, 1973.

Credit Line

Bequest from Estate of Frank C. Doble