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Reception of President Washington at New York

Reception of President Washington at New York

George Washington was sworn-in as President of the United States in New York City.  This engraving, based on a painting by John McNevin, shows the new president arriving in New York's harbor on  April 23, 1789 . 

The engraving, by John Rogers, was created in 1857.

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