Oval image of a full bust portrait of George Washington, facing right, 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 284, Hart 261

Date

1800-1825


People


Geography

  • Published - England

Material/Technique

Ink on paper, stipple engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 11 1/8 in. x 8 1/8 in. (28.26 cm x 20.64 cm)
Other (Plate H x W): 6 1/2 in. × 4 1/2 in. (16.51 cm × 11.43 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 4 1/4 in. x 3 in. (10.8 cm x 7.62 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Printed below image centered in italic script: "Engraved by K. MacKenzie from an Original Picture."
Printed below image centered in block script: "Geoe. Washington Esqr."
Printed below image centered in cursive script: "late President & Commander in Chief of the Forces of the United States of America."
Printed below image centered in italic script: "London Published by G Cawthorn, British Library 152 Strand."


Object Number

SC-54


Colors


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