Photo, Print, Drawing A new display of the United States
About this Item
- A new display of the United States
- A bust portrait of President John Adams, with garland and curtain, framed by the arms of sixteen states. Below each state's seal are inscribed its population and number of senators and representatives. At the top of the print is a spread-winged eagle, holding an arrow, an olive branch, and a banderole with the words "Millions for our Defence Not a Cent for Tribute." The print is one of several revised and updated versions of Doolittle's 1788-89 engraving "A Display of the United States of America," which has a bust portrait of George Washington, encircled by the seals of thirteen states in the form of circular links in an unbroken chain, symbolic of the federal union, and lacks the eagle and motto.
- Contributor Names
- Doolittle, Amos, 1754-1832.
- Created / Published
- [New Ha]ven : Printed & sold wholesale by Amos Doolittle, August 14' 1799.
- Subject Headings
- - Washington, George,--1732-1799
- - Adams, John,--1735-1826
- Portrait prints--1790-1800.
- Portrait prints--1790-1800
- - Trimmed to within platemark at bottom and sides.
- - Title from item.
- - Wick, pp. 35-37
- - Antiques, February 1922
- - Purchase; Whitlock's, Inc. 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:032).
- - Published in: American political prints, 1766-1876 / Bernard F. Reilly. Boston : G.K. Hall, 1991, entry 1799-1.
- - Published in: Viewpoints; a selection from the pictorial collections of the Library of Congress .... Washington : Library of Congress ..., 1975, no. 65.
- - Exhibited in: "Creating the U.S." Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2008.
- 1 print on laid paper: engraving ; sheet 56 x 42.5 cm.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- PGA - Doolittle--New display (C size) [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- Digital Id
- ppmsca 15716 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.15716
- cph 3a05546 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a05546
- Library of Congress Control Number
- Reproduction Number
- LC-DIG-ppmsca-15716 (digital file from original item) LC-USZ62-1798 (b&w film copy neg.)
- Rights Advisory
- No known restrictions on publication.
- Online Format
- LCCN Permalink
- Additional Metadata Formats
- MARCXML Record
- MODS Record
- Dublin Core Record
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- Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-15716 (digital file from original item) LC-USZ62-1798 (b&w film copy neg.)
- Call Number: PGA - Doolittle--New display (C size) [P&P]
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Doolittle, Amos. A new display of the United States. , 1799. [New Haven: Printed & sold wholesale by Amos Doolittle, August 14'] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2003656585/.
APA citation style:
Doolittle, A. (1799) A new display of the United States. , 1799. [New Haven: Printed & sold wholesale by Amos Doolittle, August 14'] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2003656585/.
MLA citation style:
Doolittle, Amos. A new display of the United States. [New Haven: Printed & sold wholesale by Amos Doolittle, August 14'] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2003656585/>.
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