George Gerwitz (American, active 20th century)
Seal of Delaware
Paint and gesso on canvas mounted
on board, 1912.
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This folk art interpretation of the Seal of Delaware decorated the 1912 Democratic Convention in Baltimore, Maryland where Woodrow Wilson was nominated. The addition of thirteen stars to the
seal represent the original thirteen colonies.
The artist, George Gerwitz, was a Baltimore designer and decorator who proudly displayed this seal in his
home on Albemarle Street.