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.

Baker 212, Hart 508

Date

1807


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, stipple engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 8 1/2 in. x 4 11/16 in. (21.59 cm x 11.91 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 4 in. x 3 5/16 in. (10.16 cm x 8.41 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Printed below image on the right in cursive script: "Edwin sc."
Printed below image centered in block script: "George Washington".
Printed below image centered in cursive script: "General and Commander in chief of the/ American Revolutionary Army and first/President of the United States."


Object Number

SC-41


Colors


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