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 right and is wearing a military uniform with a sash across his chest. Above the portrait hangs a garland of laurels tied with a bow.

Baker 54, Hart 740

Date

1778


People


Geography

  • Published - England

Material/Technique

Ink on paper, stipple engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 12 in. x 9 11/16 in. (30.48 cm x 24.61 cm)
Other (Sheet H x W): 9 1/8 in. x 6 3/4 in. (23.18 cm x 17.15 cm)
Other (Plate H x W): 6 3/8 in. x 4 1/8 in. (16.19 cm x 10.48 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 5 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in. (13.97 cm x 8.89 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Printed below image centered in block print: "Genl. George Washington."


Object Number

SC-77


Colors


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