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N. Currier (Firm) [Lithographs of Winfield Scott]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08630.05 Author/Creator: N. Currier (Firm) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Print Date: 1852 Pagination: 2 lithographs ; 34.5 x 25.3 and 43 x 32 cm.

Summary of Content: Two Currier lithographic copies depicting a bust portrait of Scott as a Whig candidate for president. One with his face colored, the other without. The lithographs are the same size but the borders differ.

People: Currier, Nathaniel, 1813-1888
Currier, Nathaniel, 1813-1888

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: WhigsPoliticsElection

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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