Lady Washington’s Reception Engraving
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“Lady Washington’s Reception./ From the original Picture in the possession of A. T. Stewart, Esq.” Engraving by Alexander Hay Ritchie, after a painting by Daniel Huntington. New York, Emil Seitz, 1865. 37 x 25 in.
In 1861, the first year of the Civil War, artist Daniel Huntington looked back on America’s founding. His painting, titled The Republican Court (Lady Washington’s Reception Day), is now in the Brooklyn Museum.