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A Hundred Years Peace: The Signature of the Treaty of Ghent (Belgium), 1814 Open in full size

A Hundred Years Peace: The Signature of the Treaty of Ghent (Belgium), 1814

A Hundred Years Peace: The Signature of the Treaty of Ghent (Belgium), 1814

Notes

Inscribed in the plate, u.l.: No 3014; u.r.: Copyright 1914 in London & Washington by the Fine Arts Publishing Co. Ltd, 15 Green Street, London. Printed in England.; l.l. AFORESTIER / 1914; b.: A Hundred Years Peace / The Signature of the Treaty of Ghent between Great Britain and the United States of America, Dec. 24th 1814 / [key, l. to r.; numerals 1-10 have been added in pen and black ink, below the composition and also preceding each name, referring to separate key Acc. JRR 1615] Anthony St John Baker. / Secretary / William Adams. / Plenipotentiary / Henry Goulburn. / Plenipotentiary / Admiral Lord Gambier. / Chief Plenipotentiary / British Delegates / John Quincy Adams. / Chief Plenipotentiary / Albert Gallatin. / Plenipotentiary / Christopher Hughes. / Secretary / James A. Bayard. / Plenipotentiary / [unindentified?] / Henry Clay. / Plenipotentiary / Jonathan Russell. / Plenipotentiary / American Delegates. The oil painting is in the Smithsonian American Art Museum (1922.5.2) whose key appears to reverse the identification of William Adams and Henry Goulbourn and to identify the three figures at extreme right, l. to r., as Clay, Russell and unidentified. NOV 19 1986

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

Machine photogravure, water colour and gouache on wove paper. Laid down on cardboard

Extent

Sheet (trimmed to within platemark) 546 x 710 mm

Provenance

Gift of J. Ross Robertson

Contributor

Forestier, A. (Amédée), d. 1930

Call Number / Accession Number

JRR 1614 Cab III