The Society of the Cincinnati's membership diploma was designed in France by L’Enfant, with decorative elements engraved in Paris. After being sent to the United States, the engraved text was added, and printed... more
[Blank certificate for donors to the Washington National Monument Society, Washington, D.C.] / Lith. by E. Weber & Co., Baltimore.
Certificate includes vignettes of the proposed Washington Monument with a pantheon and as an obelisk; medallion portrait of George Washington; and Washington's grave at Mount Vernon. The signatures are for Z. T... more
Allegorical drawing shows such Greek muses as Minerva, goddess of war and knownledge (center), and to her left muses of the arts and to her right, such artisans as shipbuilders, blacksmiths, silversmiths, archi... more
Certificate to raise funds to erect the Washington Monument shows two designs for the monument and two vignettes.