Oval image of a full bust portrait of George Washington, used as a illustration. The portrait is framed with cannons and spears below it and spears on either side of it. Washington is facing left and is wearing a military uniform.

Date

1781


People


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, woodcut


Dimensions

Overall (framed H x W): 9 in. × 10 1/8 in. (22.86 cm × 25.72 cm)
Overall (unframed H x W): 6 7/8 in. × 8 in. (17.46 cm × 20.32 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 2 3/4 in. × 2 3/8 in. (6.99 cm × 6.03 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Printed above image centered in block script: "His Excellency/George Washington, Esq/Commander in Chief of the Armies of the/United States of America."


Object Number

SC-20


Colors


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