The American Boy’s Life of Washington


Images from The American Boy’s Life of Washington by Mrs. Anna M. Hyde, Allen Brothers, NY, 1870.

Book published in the US before 1923, and out of copyright.

George Washingon (1732 – 1799) was the first president of the United States of America, after being involved with insurrection in the colonies that led to America breaking away from English rule.

This book is online at Google books, with low quality images.

[picture: Washington and his Father]

Washington and his Father

George Washington and his father: [more...] [$]

[picture: The Young General [George Washington]]

The Young General [George Washington]

George Washington, as a boy, stands with a short toy sword and marshalls four other boys into a line as they pretend to be soldiers. [more...] [$]

[picture: Tailpiece ornament with vase]

Tailpiece ornament with vase

A typographic ornamnt at the end of a chapter, with bunches of grapes, a styilized vine and a vase or flowerpot. Think of it as a Victorian dingbat! [more...] [$]

[picture: A Severe Battle Ensued]

A Severe Battle Ensued

This picture illustrates the Battle of Princeton, New Jersey, USA, in 1777, between the British insurgent forces and the government army. [more...] [$]