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Group of seven (7) Washington and Presidential related prints. 1st item: THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES FROM ORIGINAL AND ACCURATE PORTRAITS, PAINTED AND ENGRAVED EXPRESSLY FOR THE NEW YORK MIRROR. Weir and Cassilear, circa 1834. Depicts portraits of the first seven presidents: Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John and John Q. Adams, James Madison, James Monroe, and Andrew Jackson. Trimmed, 3/4" tear to lower margin. 12 1/2" x 8 1/2". 2nd and 3rd items: Colored engravings of the U.S. Capitol Building, one titled DAS CAPITOL IN WASHINGTON (Brown/Grunewald), 6 1/3" x 9 1/2"; the other CAPITOL OF THE U.S. WASHINGTON WEST FRONT (The London Printing and Publishing Co.), with remarques of Washington refusing Lord Howe's Letter and the Battle of Trenton. 6 7/8" x 10 1/4". 4th item: Colored engraving of the President's House, Washington (H Brown/J. Andrews), 8 3/4" x 10 3/4" (likely trimmed). 5th item: Magazine illlustration of the President's House, Washington, 7 1/2" x 11", pencil inscription I News 1853. 6th item: Engraving from a book: CORNWALLIS RESIGNING HIS SWORD TO WASHINGTON (Smirke/Archer & Reilly vol. 1 p. 288). 11 3/4" x 9 (trimmed, with sage green mat). 7th item: Harper's Weekly illustration from March, 1875 of two African American women talking, one with two babies on her lap and caption: "The Twins–George Washington am mostest like his fader dan Andrew Jackson am. But dey is bofe Angels." Loss at upper right corner. Provenance: Collection of Charles and Ann Wells, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with light toning (see item descriptions for any further issues). Matted items are hinge mounted.