National Bank Note Series $50 Bill
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- The National Bank Note Series features engraved vignettes of historically themed oil paintings hanging in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda.
- The back, or reverse, of this $50 note features an engraving of Robert Walter Weir's painting Embarkation of the Pilgrim. The painting was installed in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda in 1843.
- The painting on the back, or reverse, depicts the Pilgrims leaving Holland for their voyage across the Atlantic in search of religious freedom. The image is intended to evoke a sense of the solemnity of the Pilgrims' journey.
- The front, or obverse, of the note depicts General George Washington crossing the Delaware River (on the left) and General Washington at prayer (on the right).