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What is this?

Pillar and arch design, featuring a memorial to George Washington. A bust of Washington is centered on a pyramid upon a pedestal. Trophies of war sit upon the plinth, including cannon cannon balls, drum, and flag. Many symbols of the Masons are contained in this design, including the all-seeing eye and the checkerboard floor. The pedestal sits between two columns. To the left are floral vines forming a pointed arch.

This is a sidewall from United States. It is dated ca. 1800 and we acquired it in 1998. Gift of The Museum at The Fashion Institute of Technology.

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Its medium is

block-printed on handmade paper

Its dimensions are

H x W: 31 x 61 cm (12 3/16 x 24 in. )

A timeline of event horizons

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