Historical scene of George Washington talking with his mother while seated at a table. It is set in a well appointed room with wooden paneling and wallpaper. Behind Washington's mother is a basket of sewing under a chair. Behind Washington is a blue cloak draped on a chair and a hat on the ground.

Date

1860-1870


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, hand colored engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 18 1/2 in. x 24 in. (46.99 cm x 60.96 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Printed below image on right in block script: "Painted by Henry Brueckner".
Printed below image centered in block script: "Published by James Tyroler New York"
Printed below image on right in block script: "Engraved by John C. McRae".
Printed below image centered in block script: "Washington and his mother".


Object Number

SC-165


Colors


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