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The Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1829-30

Object Number: 
1947.414a
Date: 
1830
Medium: 
Watercolor, gouache, white lead pigment, and graphite with touches of black ink and selective glazing on paper partially backed
Dimensions: 
Overall: 21 5/8 x 32 7/8 in. ( 54.9 x 83.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Bottom center, in ink: To the Commonwealth of Virginia, this picture of the Virginia Convention is respectfully dedicated by / Geo. Catlin. Richmond 1830 / Copyright secured. Lower left: Geo: Catlin pinx.
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed on fragmentary pieces of paper, once probably below image in brown ink: "To the Commonwealth of Virginia, this picture of the 'VIRGINIA CONVENTION' is respectfully dedicated by / Geo. Catlin. Richmond. 1830 / Copyright secured."; at right: "Geo Catlin pinxt"
Description: 
History
Gallery Label: 
N-YHS Quarterly, April 1948, p 69-77 "The Last Meeting of the Giants" by R.W. Vail
Credit Line: 
Anonymous Donor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group