Oval image of a full bust portrait of George Washington set on a pedestal with Washington’s name and title on it. Washington is facing the viewer and is wearing a military uniform, with a sash across his chest.

Baker 43, Hart 53

Date

1776-1781


People


Geography

  • Published - England

Material/Technique

Ink on paper, engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 7 15/16 in. x 4 5/8 in. (20.16 cm x 11.75 cm)
Other (Plate H x W): 6 15/16 in. x 4 1/4 in. (17.62 cm x 10.8 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 5 13/16 in. x 3 3/8 in. (14.76 cm x 8.57 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Printed above image centered in block script: "Engraved for the Universal Magazine."
Printed in image below portrait centered in block script: "George Washington,/Commander in Chief/of the American Army."
Printed below image centered in cursive script: "Printed for J. Hinton, at the Kings Arms, in Paternoster Row."


Object Number

SC-75


Colors


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