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Guide to the Henry O. Havemeyer Collection of Portrait Prints of American Statesmen
[1790]-[1955], (Bulk [1830]-[1900])
 PR 25

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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on December 13, 2011
Description is in English.

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Title: Henry O. Havemeyer Collection of Portrait Prints of American Statesmen
Dates: [1790]-[1955], (Bulk [1830]-[1900])
Abstract: The collection consists of ca. 3,500 prints of United States presidents, vice-presidents, cabinet officers, and Supreme Court justices. Most are engravings or lithographs but also present are woodcuts, etchings, photogravures, illustrations from books, portrayals on sheet music covers, and profiles on silk badges.
Quantity: 44.17 Linear feet (36 boxes, ca. 3500 prints)
Location note: Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections
Call Phrase: PR 25