Full bust portrait of George Washington, facing left, and wearing a black coat, a cravat, a jabot, and a ribbon tying back his hair. He is set against a stippled grey background, within an imitation stone frame with an oval opening.

Hart 426d

Date

November 15,1862


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 22 1/8 in. × 19 in. (56.2 cm × 48.26 cm)
Other (Sheet H x W): 21 7/8 in. × 15/16 in. (55.56 cm × 2.38 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 13 1/16 in. × 11 5/16 in. (33.23 cm × 28.73 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Printed below image centered in block script: "Engraved by Wiliam E. Marshall from the original portrait in the Boston Athenaeum/painted by Gilbert Stuart".
Printed below image centered in block and cursive script: "Published November 15th, 1862, by Ticknor and Fields, 135 Washington St, Boston. Copyright secured./Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862 by William E. Marshall in the Clerks Office of the Distric Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York. Copyright of photographs secured."


Object Number

SC-144


Colors


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