Ten Presidents of the United States in ovals around oval of George Washington in upper center. Scene of Signing of Declaration in center. Upright print.
The founding fathers and American heroes were glorified in prints created by Currier & Ives. Creating more than 600 portraits, pictures of popular personalities constituted one of the largest segments of the firm’s business. The most frequently depicted subjects were George Washington and Abraham Lincoln; however, group portraits, such as this one, were also widely collected.