Can you spot the difference between Engraving A:

and Engraving B?

In the original 1848 Currier and Ives ¬†engraving of Washington’s farewell to his officers, the general offered a toast. Reissued in 1876 as the Women’s Christian Temperance Union was growing in strength, the wineglass was removed from his hand and a hat replaced the goblet and decanter on the table.

Happy President’s Day!

Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition, Daniel Okrent.