Robert Charles Winthrop Southworth and Hawes  (1811–1894, 1808–1901)

From the most defective of these plates to the most meritorious and admirable, there will be found a vast improvement. This improvement is almost an index of the history of the Art of Mezzotint Portrait Engraving in this country from the period of the commencement of the American Review to the present time. This we may say to those interested in Art. (Introduction)

A set of portraits of American Whig statesmen which originally appeared in the American [Whig] Review. Apparently they were published in this form by popular demand. Many are engraved after daguerretypes by Mathew Brady. Portraits include Zachary Taylor, Daniel Webster, etc. 38 plates. No title page. 1 vols. 8vo