You are viewing a stunning 1864
illustration of the Life of George Washington. The leaf has
pictures and a timeline of the key events in the life of Washington.
In the upper center inset, we see a picture of his childhood home, with
his date of birth listed as February 22, 1732. The next image to the
left shows Washington as a small boy, breaking up a quarrel. In
this picture he is described as a mediator. The upper left image shows a
picture of his marriage in 1759. The next image shows him taking
command of the army in 1775. The lower left image shows Washington
as President in 1789. The image in the upper right shows him as a
surveyor in 1748. Below that is an image of Braddock's defeat in 1755.
We then see an image of George Washington at Yorktown, in 1781.
Here he is pictured on horseback. The center image shows him
resigning his commission in 1783. This is a dramatic image of
Washington. In the lower right, we see George Washington on his
deathbed in 1799.