Oval image of a full bust portrait of George Washington, turned slightly to the right and wearing a military uniform, with a Society of the Cincinnati medal on his left lapel, and a ribbon tying back his hair. He is set against a stippled grey background. The oval frame is set in a rectangular frame with a watered or marbled background.

Baker 129, Hart 216

Date

1796


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, stipple engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 6 7/8 in. x 4 1/16 in. (17.46 cm x 10.32 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 4 in. x 2 15/16 in. (10.16 cm x 7.46 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Printed below image centered in cursive script: "Engraved by S. Hill."
Printed below image centered in block script: "George Washington,".
Printed below image centered in block, cursive, and italic script: "President of the UNITED STATES of/AMERICA."


Object Number

SC-92


Colors


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