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 311, Hart 260

Date

April 1, 1800


People


Geography

  • Published - England

Material/Technique

Ink on paper, stipple engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 8 1/16 in. x 4 7/8 in. (20.48 cm x 12.38 cm)
Other (Plate H x W): 6 1/4 in. × 4 1/8 in. (15.88 cm × 10.48 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 4 1/16 in. x 3 1/2 in. (10.32 cm x 8.89 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Printed above image centered in block text: "European Magazine".
Printed directly below image centered in italic text: "Engraved by W. Ridley, from an original picture in the possession of Saml.----Esqr."
Printed below image centered in cursive text: "General Washington."
Printed below image centered in italic text: "Published by J. Sewell, 32 Cornhill April 1st 1800."
Watermark in paper: "V LE".


Object Number

SC-55


Colors


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