Oval image of a full bust portrait of George Washington, facing left and wearing a military uniform and a ribbon tying back his hair. He is set against a stippled grey background.
Baker 131, Hart 219

Date

1865


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, stipple engraving on steel


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 11 15/16 in. x 4 7/16 in. (30.32 cm x 11.27 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 4 9/16 in. x 3 1/2 in. (11.59 cm x 8.89 cm)


Credit

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


Marks

Printed above image centered in italic capitals: "Engraved for the Washingtoniana."
Printed below image on left in italic script: "Savage pinx."
Printed below image on right in italic script: "O'Neill Sc."
Printed below image centered in block script: "Published by Elias Dexter, 564 Broadway, N.Y."


Object Number

SC-95


Colors


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