Engravings, 1679-1880.

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Engravings, 1679-1880.

Engravings, 1679-1880.

The subjects of the engravings are: Anne Monck Albemarle, George Monck Albemarle, Henry Bennet Arlington, Charlotte (Consort of George III), Henry Clay, William Harris Crawford, James Currie, Jefferson Davis, Edward Sackville Dorset, Myra Clark Whitney Gaines, George I, George III, Alfred Griffith, Henry, prince of Wales, William Henry Harrison, Patrick Henry. Also, Andrew Jackson, Stonewall Jackson, Henry Lee, Robert E. Lee, Sir Thomas Lunsford, James Madison, John Marshall, James Monroe, Cyrus Hall McCormick, Edgar Allan Poe, Pcahontas and John Smith, Sydenham Poyntz, Sir Walter Raleigh, Robert, earl of Warwick, Winfield Scott, Sir Thomas Smith, Zachary Taylor, Julia Gardiner Tyler, Mrs. Robert Tyler, Sir William Wadd, and Daniel Webster. The Monroe engraving includes a vignette of Lafayette's U.S. visit.

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Clay, Henry, 1777-1852

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Warwick, Robert Rich, Earl of, 1587-1658

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Monroe, James, 1758-1831

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Henry, Prince of Wales, d. 1612

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Smith, Thomas, 1558?-1625

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