‘ --There were on exhibition in New York on Thursday, thirty new mirrors, intended for the Capital
here.--The principal one is a plate one hundred and four by seventy inches, set in a deep filigree frame, artistically ornamented; the centre top piece having a gilt figure, fifteen inches in length, representing Washington
delivering his farewell address.
The frame is otherwise ornamented with appropriate emblems.
There are twenty-nine other glasses, superbly set in rich ornamental frames, intended for the anteroom to the Capital
They are in pairs, ranging from sixty-eight by fifty-two to sixty-eight by fifty-eight.
The largest glass is for the room of the President
of the Senate.
The gilt frames are modeled after original designs, and are executed in the highest style of American art. The mirrors will be put on board the Mount Vernon
, which will convey them direct to Washington