Full length portrait of George Washington, wearing a black coat, holding a sword in his left hand and with his right hand extended in front of him. He stands in a room with drapes above, on the left is a table draped with a cloth pulled back to revel the front leg carved with gryphons, a hat and ink stand sit on top of the table and several books aapear below it. A chair with the seal of the United States at the its crest stands behind Washington on the right.

Date

1796-1900


People


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 12 in. x 9 in. (30.48 cm x 22.86 cm)
Other (Sheet H x W): 6 in. x 3 5/8 in. (15.24 cm x 9.21 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 4 9/16 in. x 3 1/16 in. (11.59 cm x 7.78 cm)


Credit

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley DeForest Scott, 1985


Marks

Printed below image centered in block print: "Washington".


Object Number

SC-108


Colors


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