Birth of the Nation: The First Federal Congress 1789-1791

Credits for illustrations on the top page of the exhibit


From left to right:

1.  The Federal Procession in New York, 1788. Engraving by Martha J. Lamb (History of the City of New York, New York: A.S. Barnes & Co., 1877)  [Larger Version]
2.  A View of Broad Street, Wall Street, and the City Hall (1797), by John Joseph Holland (I. N. Phelps Stokes Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints, and Photographs, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations) [Larger Version]
3.  The Old Royal Exchange Building in New York City, site of the meetings of the first U.S. Supreme Court (Courtesy of the New-York Historical Society) [Larger Version]
4. View of Georgetown and the Potomac, by Thomas Cartwright after George Beck (Courtesy of the Library of Congress) [Larger Version]


A complete list of sources is also available.


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