Governor Clinton & Lady. [Signature facsimile.]
[American, n.d., c.1820.]
Two medallion portrait profiles to single sheet, etching with mezzotint. Sheet 225 x 135mm. 9 x 5¼". Trimmed to plate.
George Clinton (1739 – 1812), American soldier and politician, and his wife Sarah (nee Tappen). Clinton is considered one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He was the first Governor of New York, and then the Vice President of the United States under Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. Pierre Van Cortlandt was Clinton's Lieutenant Governor and brother-in-law.
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