Oval image of a full bust portrait of George Washington, turned slightly to the right, wearing a military uniform, and with ribbon tying back his hair. He is set against a stippled grey background. The portrait is set in an oval frame with a bow and ring above it.

Baker 126, Hart 223

Date

1800


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, stipple engraving, etching


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 12 in. x 9 5/8 in. (30.48 cm x 24.45 cm)
Other (Sheet H x W): 6 11/16 in. x 3 7/8 in. (16.99 cm x 9.84 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 4 in. x 3 1/8 in. (10.16 cm x 7.94 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Printed above image centered in cursive script: "Farnsworth's Edition."
Printed below image on left in italic script: "E. Savage. Pinxt."
Printed below image on right in italic script: "Wm. Hamlin Sct. Provid."
Printed below image centered in block script: "Genl. George Washington."


Object Number

SC-90


Colors


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