Catalogue of an Exhibition of Early American Engraving Upon Copper: 1727-1850, with 296 Examples by 147 Different Engravers

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De Vinne Press, 1908 - Engraving - 100 pages
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Page 59 - THREE Poets, in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy, and England did adorn. The first in loftiness of thought surpassed; The next in majesty •, In both the last. The force of Nature could no further go ; To make a third, she joined the former two.
Page 79 - The United States in Congress assembled, ordered this statue to be erected in the year of our Lord 1783, in honor of George Washington, the illustrious commander in chief of the armies of the United States of America, during the war which vindicated and secured their liberty, sovereignty and independence.
Page 47 - OF SEPTEMBER 1755, BETWEEN 2000 ENGLISH WITH 250 MOHAWKS UNDER THE COMMAND OF GENERAL JOHNSON AND 2500 FRENCH AND INDIANS UNDER THE COMMAND OF GENERAL DIESKAU IN WHICH THE ENGLISH WERE VICTORIOUS, CAPTIVATING [fid] THE FRENCH GENERAL WITH A NUMBER OF HIS MEN KILLING 700 AND PUTTING THE REST TO FLIGHT.
Page 87 - America, in the persons of the Right Rev. William White, DD, Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the State of Pennsylvania ; the Right Rev. Samuel Provoost, DD, Bishop of the said Church in the State of New York, and the Right Rev.
Page 33 - And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowls of the air, and to every beast of the field; but for Adam there was not found an helpmeet for him.
Page 73 - A TRAIN OF ARTILLERY & AFTER AN ENGAGEMENT OF TWO HOURS RETREATED TO THEIR MAIN BODY AT CAMBRIDGE LEAVING ELEVEN HUNDRED OF THE ENEMY KILLED AND WOUNDED UPON THE FIELD B: ROMANS IN tERE INCIDIT.
Page 73 - PRESIDENT OF YE CONTINENTAL CONGRESS, THIS MAP OF THE SEAT OF CIVIL WAR IN AMERICA, is RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED BY HIS MOST OBEDIENT HUMBLE SERVANT B.
Page 71 - Secy of State for America. This View of the only well Plan'd Expedition formed for supporting ye dignity of Britain & chastising ye insolence of America, is hum'y Inscribed.
Page 31 - Dedicated to Commodore John Barry and the Officers of the | Navy and Army of North America.
Page 41 - ... of it which is upon a table. A curtain drawn up at the right, reveals an encampment in the distance. In the lower margin, an eagle displayed, with shield and motto, " E Pluribus Unum." Stipple. Height ii 3-16 inches; width 8 10-16 inches. F. Bartoli Pinx! D. Edwin Sc. "Respectfully Dedicated to the Lovers of their Country and Firm Supporters of its Constitution.

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