Group of oval portraits of the first six presidents. George Washington is at the top, and below are John Adams, Jefferson, Monroe, Madison, and John Quincy Adams. Behind the portraits is a podium with draped ribbons and flowers carved into it, on top of which is a stack of books, an open book, quill and inkwell and a snake bearing its fangs.

Hart 598a

Date

1825-1829


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, stipple engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 8 5/16 in. x 5 1/8 in. (21.11 cm x 13.02 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 6 7/16 in. x 4 in. (16.35 cm x 10.16 cm)


Credit

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley DeForest Scott, 1985


Marks

Printed below image in cursive script: "Washington/Adams Madison Jefferson/Monroe Adams".


Object Number

SC-39


Colors


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