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O. Pelton, (fl. 1860) unknown

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08878.0124 Author/Creator: O. Pelton, (fl. 1860) Place Written: s.l. Type: Engraving Date: 1861-1877 Pagination: 1 print : b&w ; 10 x 16 cm.

Summary of Content: One untitled engraving circa 1861-1877. Portraits of founding fathers upon an elaborate tombstone. The portraits include, Christopher Columbus, George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Gilbert du Motier Lafayette. An old man sits at the foot of the tombstone looking up, appearing to mourn the founding fathers. Engraved by O. Pelton.

People: Columbus, Christopher, ca. 1451-1506
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Adams, John, 1735-1826
Lafayette, Gilbert du Motier, 1757-1834
Pelton, O., fl.1860

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: DeathGovernment and CivicsGriefUnited States

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