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Paradise, John Wesley (1809-1862) to Edward Dorr Griffin

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08882.02 Author/Creator: Paradise, John Wesley (1809-1862) Place Written: s.l. Type: Engraving Date: circa 1812-1821 Pagination: 3 p. : address ; 24.6 x 20.1 cm.

Summary of Content: Engraving by Paradise based on a painting by Waldo & Jewett (Samuel Lovett Waldo and William Jewett). Possibly originally created in New York. Date of creation inferred; possibly created between the time Jewett joined Waldo as a partner (roughly 1812) and Boudinot's death (1821).

Background Information: Boudinot served on the Continental Congress 1778, 1781, 1782 and 1783. He was a United States Representative from New Jersey 1789-1794, and served as Director of the United States Mint 1795-1805.

People: Paradise, John Wesley, 1809-1862
Waldo, Samuel Lovett, 1783-1861
Jewett, William, ca. 1790-1874
Boudinot, Elias, 1740-1821

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: American StatesmenArt, Music, Theater, and Film

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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