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Inscription

lower left on newspaper: E PLURIBUS UNUM / THE ATLAS / [NO.] [ ] XVIII Boston May 3, 184[3]. / WHIG PRINCIPAL / FOR PRESIDENT / HENRY CLAY

Provenance

Recorded as from Massachusetts. (Robert Schuyler Tompkins, Sheffield, Massachusetts), by whom sold in 1949 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1978.

Bibliography
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 159, repro.
1985
American Naive Paintings from the National Gallery of Art. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 23, as attributed to Field.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 412, repro.
1992
Chotner, Deborah, with contributions by Julie Aronson, Sarah D. Cash, and Laurie Weitzenkorn. American Naive Paintings. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1992: 538-539, repro. 538.