|Images: “Washington’s reception by the ladies, on passing the bridge at Trenton, N.Y., April 1789, on his way to New York to be
inaugurated first president of the United States.” New York: Currier & Ives, 1876. Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs
John William Hill, View of the Erie Canal, 1830-1832, watercolor (detail). I. N. Phelps Stokes Collection of American
Historical Prints, The New York Public Library.