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  • The Presidents of Our Great Republic

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    Framed The Presidents of Our Great Republic - Steel engraving by Charles Magnus circa 1861.  Bold detail depicting the Presidents of the United States from George Washington 1789 through James Buchanan 1857.   Features the first 16 presidents surrounding a highly detailed likeness of the White House.   Accomplished by one of the great illustrators of the mid-nineteenth century Charles Magus.  Frame measures 9 5/8" x 12 1/2". 

    "George Washington from 1789 to 1797; 1797 to 1801-John Adams; 1801 to 1809-Thos. Jefferson ; 1809 to 1817- James Madison; 1817 to 1825-James Monroe; 1825 to 1829 - John Q. Adams ; 1829 to 1837- Andrew Jackson; 1837 to 1841-Martin van Buren; March 4 to April 4, 1841- Wm. H. Harrison; 1841 to 1845-John Tyler; 1845 to 1849-James K. Polk; March 4, 1849 to July 9, 1850- Zachary Taylor; 1850 to 1853-Millard Fillmore; 1853 to 1857-Franklin Pierce; 1857 to 1861-James Buchanan; 1861-Abraham Lincoln."

    Charles Magnus (16 March 1826 – 3 May 1900) was a printing entrepreneur, whose business was based in New York, NY. Magnus is known for his color lithographs of city views, song sheets, maps and patriotic illustrations for stationery and covers during the American Civil War.


    Inventory Number: POL 027