Full bust portrait of George Washington set within an oval frame. He is facing right and is wearing a black coat, a cravat, a jabot, and a ribbon tying back his hair. Behind him is a curtain that has been drawn back slightly showing a tassel and the base of a column. Flanking the portrait are two branches of laurel.

Date

1800-1900


People


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, stipple engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 12 1/16 in. x 10 in. (30.64 cm x 25.4 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 2 1/2 in. x 2 in. (6.35 cm x 5.08 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Printed above image centered in block text: "1789 TO 1797".
Printed below image centered in block text: "GEORGE WASHINGTON."


Object Number

SC-34


Colors


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