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"William Penn's Treaty with the Indians"

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Title:
"William Penn's Treaty with the Indians"
Date: 
ca. 1800
Medium: 
Cotton
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 32 7/8 x 27 1/2 in. ( 83.5 x 69.8 cm )
Date End: 
1 800
Description: 
Cotton copper-engraved yardage depicting "Penn's Treaty with the Indians" after the Benjamin West painting of the same name; Penn bring gifts to the Indians under an oak tree with a woman nursing a child in the foreground; printed in red ink on a white ground.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number: 
1941.96
Gallery Label: 
This kerchief was engraved after the painting by Benjamin West, 1772.
Date Begin: 
1800
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group