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 dark stippled background. Above the portrait is an eagle holding a wreath on its beak and ten stars above its head. To the sides are flags and olive branches, and below the portrait are cannons, swords and ammunition.

Baker 385, Hart 267

Date

1809


People


Geography

  • Published - United States

Material/Technique

Ink on paper, stipple engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 7 9/16 in. x 4 5/8 in. (19.21 cm x 11.75 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 6 3/8 in. x 3 13/16 in. (16.19 cm x 9.68 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Printed in image centered in block script: "Geo. Washington."
Printed below image centered in italic script: "Edwin sc."


Object Number

SC-62


Colors


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