Publisher Nathaniel Currier, American, 1813-1888
  • Washington at Princeton January 3rd, 1777
Date 1846
Medium lithograph printed in black ink, colored by hand on wove paper
Dimensions Image: 8 1/4 × 12 7/8 inches (21 × 32.7 cm)
Sheet: 11 × 13 7/8 inches (27.9 × 35.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Coleman Mopper
Accession Number F1984.94
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, on stone, lower center of image: HB.
Inscribed, on stone, lower left: LITH. & PUB. BY N. CURRIER,
Inscribed, lower center: Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1846 by N. Currier, in the Clerk's office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York.
Inscribed, lower right: 33 SPRUCE ST. N.Y.
Inscribed, center bottom margin: WASHINGTON AT PRINCETON JANUARY 3D 1777. | At this important Crisis, the soul of Washington rose superior to danger. seizing a standard he advanced uncovered before the Column and reining his steed toward the enemy with his sword flashing is the rays of the | rising sun, he waved on the troops behind him to the charge.- Inspired by his example the Militia sprang forward and delivered an effective fire which stopped the progress of the enemy.- | Copied by permission from Grahams Magazine. | 386
Inscribed, in pencil, lower right corner: GTW 169.288
1984-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bland, J.C. Currier & Ives. New York, 1931.