The Bust of Washington

The Bust of Washington Art

Stock #: 19398
Type: Postcard
Era: Real Photo
Size: 3.5" x 5.25" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
Presented to Christ Church Boston. By Shubael Bell Esq., Senior Warden 1815. Standing in a niche made by the window through which sexton Robert Newman escaped after hanging the lanterns as directed by Paul Revere. This monument is called the first memorial to Washington erected in a public place and was probably modeled from a plaster bust known to have been made by Christian Gulliger of Boston in 1790.

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