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George Washington's Thanksgiving Proclamation.

George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation Is Available for $8.4 M.

Keno Auctions is selling a copy of the Thanksgiving Proclamation, signed by George Washington, for $8.4 million. The document, which is the only one of its kind in private hands (another Washington-signed copy has been in the collection of the … Read More


The Many Faces of George Washington

Chinese copies of Gilbert Stuart’s portrait of America’s first president were denounced by the artist, desired by collectors—and ended up in some important museums. Read More

Did Stuart tell a lie? He denied painting the full-length portrait of Washington in the White House. WHITE HOUSE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION/WHITE HOUSE COLLECTION, WASHINGTON, D.C.

The White House Washington

If Stuart Didn’t Paint It, Who Did? Read More