Oval image of a 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 361, Hart 483

Date

1800-1828


People


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, stipple engraving


Dimensions

Other (H x W): 11 15/16 in. × 9 3/4 in. (30.32 cm × 24.77 cm)
Other (Sheet H x W): 8 1/4 in. × 5 3/4 in. (20.96 cm × 14.61 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 5 1/2 in. x 4 1/2 in. (13.97 cm x 11.43 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Printed below image centered in block script: "George Washington".
Printed below image centered in cursive script: "First President of the United States".
Printed below image centered in italic and block script: "and late Lieutenant General of the".
Printed below image centered in cursive script: "American Armies."


Object Number

SC-60


Colors


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