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Printed cotton: memorial to George Washington

Washington stands atop a pedestal flanked by flags and trophies, in front of a view of a fort defending a harbor, beneath a large arch supported by columns and flanked by obelisks. Various other symbols, etc. Motto across the top reads, "Sic Transit Gloria Mundi!" with garlands and a central...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Scottish, dated 1819

Object Place

Glasgow, Scotland

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave; copperplate printed


Textiles and Fashion Arts