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1881 Steel Engraving Art Sarah Angelica Singleton Van Buren Portrait First LWH1

1881 Steel Engraving Art Sarah Angelica Singleton Van Buren Portrait First LWH1

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"Angelica Van Buren"

This is an original 1881 black and white steel engraving by John Chester Buttre (1821-1893) that portrays Sarah Angelica Singleton Van Buren (1818-1877), the daughter-in-law of Martin Van Buren (1782-1862), the eighth President of the United States of America. She assumed the post of First Lady, (the youngest woman to ever hold the title), in place of Martin's wife, Hannah Van Buren who had died from tuberculosis before her husband took office. She was married to Martin's son, Abraham Van Buren (1807-1873).


This 132+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. Light pencil marking. - left margin. Some light surface rub.

  • Product Type: Original Steel Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.25 x 7.75 inches; 13 x 20 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is proud to present a collection of steel and wood engravings from 1881 of portraits of First Ladies and the historical estates of American Presidents such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Andrew Jackson, and many others. This collection is perfect for anyone interested in the lives of the women of the White House, as many of the First Ladies in this collection, including Martha Washington, Dolley Madison, Rachel Donelson Jackson, Mary Todd Lincoln, and several others helped to shape the course of American history just as much as their husbands. To continue browsing this "stately" collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

Reproductive art by John Chester Buttre.

Keywords specific to this image: Government