Full bust portrait of George Washington, facing right and wearing a military uniform with a ribbon tying back his hair. He is set against a stippled grey background.

Baker 87, Hart 167

Date

August 1,1792


People


Geography

  • Published - England

Material/Technique

Ink on paper, engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 14 in. x 10 1/2 in. (35.56 cm x 26.67 cm)
Other (Sheet H x W): 8 in. x 5 1/4 in. (20.32 cm x 13.34 cm)
Other (Plate H x W): 6 15/16 in. x 4 7/16 in. (17.62 cm x 11.27 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 3 9/16 in. x 2 7/8 in. (9.05 cm x 7.3 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Printed above image centered in block script: "Literary Magazine."
Printed below image centered in cursive script: "T. Holloway Sculp."
Printed below image centered in block script: "General Washington.
Printed below image centered in italic script: "Published as the Act directs 1 Aug 1792. by C. Forster, Poultry."


Object Number

SC-124


Colors


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