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Washington - Oath of Office

Washington-Oath of Office

On the 30th of April, 1789, General George Washington was inaugurated President of the United States in New York City.

This illustration, later published in Century magazine, recreates the scene at the Federal Hall.  The picture names the individuals who surround the new president.


Media Credits

Illustration originally published in Century magazine - April, 1889.


Courtesy, New York Public Library Digital Collection, image 808898.

 

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