Full bust portrait of George Washington facing left and wearing a toga with his hair tied back in a queue. He is set against a dark background.
Baker 102, Hart 197

Date

1863


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, mezzotint


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 9 3/8 in. x 5 3/4 in. (23.81 cm x 14.61 cm)
Other (Plate H x W): 3 1/4 in. x 2 1/2 in. (8.26 cm x 6.35 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 2 3/4 in. x 2 1/16 in. (6.99 cm x 5.24 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Printed below image on right in italic script: "Wm. Hamlin Sc. AE 91."
Printed below image centered in block script: "Washington."
Printed below image on right in block script: "From Howdan's Bust, Richmond VA."


Object Number

SC-126


Colors


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