Hello, my name is George Washington. Perhaps you know me as the father of your country or your first President.
Did you know that my image has impacted almost every area of this society as well as other sections of the world?
Come with me, as I reveal snippets of my early life, my call to serve this great country, the defeats that I endured and the victories that were won in the battles that established the United States of America.
Little did I realize the multitude of ways in which I would be honored and immortalized.
From Patriotic Organizations, to Products and Advertising, my image has come to be one of the most recognizable in our history. Just look around. then come travel with me and explore, “In Search of George Washington: A Pictorial Journey" , by William De Lorenzo, Jr. and prepare to be amazed.
The first section contains an abbreviated history of my life from birth until death, followed by the Centennial and Bicentennial Celebrations of the many events in which I was involved, all supported by color images pertaining to each event.
The second section contains an amazing array of my collectables, arranged in 146 categories, including pin-back buttons, Wedgewood, andirons, paperweights, store cards, silver spoons, official badges, cacheted envelopes, medals, ribbons, stamps, plates, paper currency, Masonic articles, jewelry, glass bottles, flasks, Patriotic Order Sons of America, chinaware, miniature GW figures, watch fobs, postage stamps (U.S. and foreign), cigar bands and cigar box labels, Boy Scouts, busts, glass projection slides.....and more.
All this is followed by a table of the numerous places where I was headquartered during the American Revolution.
‘In Search of George Washington: A Pictorial Journey’ will provide the viewer with many hours of viewing and educational pleasure.