Image from page 161 of “Rand, McNally Washington guide to the city and environs” (1917) – Chicago Picture

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Title: Rand, McNally Washington guide to the city and environs
Year: 1917 (1910s)
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Publisher: New York, Chicago, Rand, McNally & company
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation

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Senate Chamber, CapitolPage 170 154 RAND McNALLY WASHINGTON GUIDE

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Resignation of Washington as Commander in Chief at Annapolis,Rotunda of CapitolPage 155 did his best to represent the portraits and costumes of Rolfe,Sir Thomas Dale, and other Virginian colonists and Indianchieftains, who may be supposed present at the ceremony. Itscost was $10,000, and its date is 1S36. The last of this colonialseries, by Professor R. W. Weir, date 1840, price $10,000, is apicture of the farewell service on board the unseaworthy Speed-well, before it sailed from Delft Haven (the port of Leyden,Holland) for America, bearing the first colony of Pilgrims, whowere finally landed on Plymouth Rock by the Mayflower.The four Revolutionary paintings are by Col. John Trum-bull (1756-1843), who was a son of Gov. Jonathan Trumbull ofConnecticut. For several months the young officer was aidand military secretary to Washington. After the war hestudied in Europe, and conceived an ambition to produce thisseries of national paintings, in which each face is drawn fromlife, as far as

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