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"Rose of Washington" cover insert

Description:

"Rose of Washington" folded cut-out insert; shaped like single rosebud and leaf when folded; circular with stylized edges when open

Date:
c. 1863
Markings:
multicolored image of rosebud and leaves on two of the eight folded sections on front; images of buildings and monuments in Washington, DC, with captions in blue ink across remaining six folded sections on front; printed "Our Land of Liberty one and Inseparable / [image of women with shields and flags] / NO NORTH, NO SOUTH, NO EAST, NO WEST. / Published by Chas. Magnus, 12 Frankfort St N.Y." in gold ink at center of reverse; images of buildings in Washington, DC, with captions in gold ink in each of eight folded sections on reverse
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width (folded): 5 3/8 x 2 7/8 in. (13.65 x 7.3 cm) Diameter (open): 9 1/2 in. (24.13 cm)
Museum ID:
2009.2031.2.2
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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