The Presidents of the United States

James S. Baillie, American, active 1838 - 1855

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1844

Hand colored lithograph on paper

Image: 12 1/2 × 9 5/16 in. (31.8 × 23.7 cm)

Sheet: 18 3/16 × 13 7/16 in. (46.2 × 34.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College

PR.X.507

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in stone, upper left: From 1797 to 1801 1 Term / JOHN ADAMS.; inscribed, in stone, upper center: From 1789 to 1797 2 Terms / GEO. WASHINGTON.; inscribed, in stone, upper right: From 1801 to 1809 2 Terms / THO.S[s in superscript] JEFFERSON.; inscribed, in stone, upper center left: From 1809 to 1817 2 Terms / JAMES MADISON.; inscribed, in stone, upper center: Declaration of Independence. [above interior scene]; inscribed, in stone, upper center right: From 1817 to 1825 2 Terms / JAMES MONROE.; inscribed, in stone, lower center left: From 1825 to 1829 1 Term / JOHN Q. ADAMS.; inscribed, in stone, lower center: From 1829 to 1837 2 Terms / ANDREW JACKSON.; inscribed, in stone, lower center right: From 1837 to 1841 1 Term / MARTIN VAN BUREN.; inscribed, in stone, lower left: Inaug.td [td in superscript] 4th [th in superscript] March Died April 4th [th in superscript] 1841 / W.M [M in superscript] H. HARRISON; inscribed, in stone, lower center: President Elect / JAMES K. POLK.; inscribed, in stone, lower right: From April 4th [th in superscript] 1841 to 1845 1 Term JOHN TYLER.; inscribed, in stone, below portraits: The PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES.; inscribed, in stone, lower left margin: Lith.d [d in superscript] & Pub.d [d in superscript] by J. Baillie 118 Nassau S.t [t in superscript] N.Y.; inscribed, in stone, lower right margin: Sowle & Shaw New Bedford & 52 Cornhill Boston, Mass; inscribed, in stone, lower center margin: Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1844 by J. Baillie in the Clerk‘s Office in the D.t [t in superscript] Court of the Southern D.t [t in superscript] of N. York.; inscribed, in graphite, lower center: [indistinct] Darthall 45 [crossed out]; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, upper left: Devray Estate 1942

Exhibition History

Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 23-March 21, 1976.

American Intellectual and Cultural History Through the Civil War, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, History 30, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 10-September 6, 1992.

Provenance

Source unknown.

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