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. Behind the portrait to the left is a draped American flag, and a branch of laurel leaves with a Liberty Cap resting on it, and to the right is a branch with red berries. Below the portrait is a view of the New Tomb at Mount Vernon, seen from the front, with several people in front it. To the right of this image is a standing eagle and a fasces, an axe with a bundle of sticks tied around the shaft.

Date

1837-1900


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, lithograph


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 32 1/4 in. × 23 in. (81.92 cm × 58.42 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 31 7/16 in. × 21 7/8 in. (79.85 cm × 55.56 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Printed above portrait centered in block script: "The Father of Our Republic".
Printed below portrait centered in block script: "Geo. Washington."


Object Number

SC-170


Colors


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