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'The Death of Washington', (1877). Creator: Albert Bobbett.

'The Death of Washington', (1877). Creator: Albert Bobbett.

2-710-111 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

'The Death of Washington', (1877). George Washington on his deathbed, Mount Vernon, Virginia, USA, 14 December 1799. Washington (1732-1799), general of the Continental troops during the Revolutionary War, and the first President of the United States, died after catchingt a cold which developed into a throat infection. His doctors bled him, blistered him, and tried unsuccessfully to make him gargle with 'molasses, vinegar, and butter'. From "Our Country: a Household History for All Readers, from the Discovery of America to the Present Time", Volume 2, by Benson J. Lossing. [Johnson & Miles, New York, 1877]


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Image Aliases

  1. 0580049443
  1. 2-710-111
  1. 2710111

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 5626x3874
File Size : 63853kb

Image Information

Creator
  1. Albert Bobbett, attributed to: American: Artist, engraver
After
  1. Felix Octavius Carr Darley: American: Artist, painter, illustrator
Subject
  1. George Washington: American: First President of USA, general, commander-in-chief of colonial armies
People Related
  1. Benson John Lossing: American: Author, writer, historian
  2. Johnson & Miles: American: Publisher, publishers, publishing house
Medium
  1. Engraving

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