Nathaniel Currier. "Washington's Reception By The Ladies, On Passing The Bridge At Trenton, N.J. April 1789. On His Way To New York To Be Inaugurated First President Of The United States."
New York: N. Currier, 1845. Small folio. 12 x 8 3/4. Lithograph. Original hand color. Some slight soiling from previous stains and narrow but complete margins. Overall lovely impression. Good condition. Conningham: 6557.
A nice example of the type of popular historical prints issued by Nathaniel Currier. Washington is shown entering Trenton by crossing the bridge over the Delaware River. The bridge is festooned with banners and flags, and the women and girls of the city, garlanded with blossoms, throw flowers in Washington's path. This episode happened during Washington's triumphal progress from Virginia to New York City, where he was to be inaugurated as the first president.