New York one-dollar note

Artifact

Background Notes

One Dollar Bank Note. Issued by Union Bank, New York, N. Y.. Engraver: Peter Maverick. On the left is a portrait of an unidentified man, but who may be George Washington. On the right is an image of a ship. In the middle a classically dressed woman rests against some cargo boxes while there are three ships on the water in the backdrop. The text reads: "The Union Bank in the City of New York promises to pay to the bearer on demand ONE Dollar. New York. 1 Jany 1831"