Sacred To The Memory Of The Illustrious Champion of Liberty General George Washington First President of the United States of America
New York: John I. Donlevy.
Itaglio engraving. Uncolored. Sheet measures 22" x 17.75".
This unusual intaglio engraving features a portrait of George Washington. The face of Washington is shown with a body of calligraphic ornaments. Engraved by John I. Donlevy, who was an intaglio chromographic and electrographic engraver, used his calligraphic and engraving skills to create this print using letters in various graphic styles. Includes an eagle with the American flag and laurel leaf at the top. In good condition with matt burn along the margins. Original plate mark is visible. Minor foxing and edge wear.