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Design for the Washington Centennial Celebration, Souvenir

Edwin Howland Blashfield (American, New York 1848–1936)
Oil on canvas board
20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1890
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Signature: [at lower left]: Edwin H. Blashfield

Marking: [stamped on the back]: RUSSELL'S / CANVAS BOARD, / PATD. MAR. 18th, 1879
with Committee on Art and Exhibition, Washington Centennial Celebration Committee, 1889; Henry Gurdon Marquand, New York and Newport, Rhode Island, 1889–1890
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