Half length portrait of George Washington, seated facing right and wearing a military uniform with the Society of Cincinnati medal on his left lapel. He cradles a sword in his right arm and holds a map in his hands. To his left is a table holding a tricorn hat. Behind him is a drawn curtain revealing a landscape with rows of military tents on a plain in front of a mountain. Below the image in text is an eagle with a shield in front of it and a scroll with the words "E Pluribus Unum" engraved on it.

Baker 228, Hart 788


c. 1798




Ink on paper, stipple engraving


Overall (H x W): 15 15/16 in. × 10 1/2 in. (40.48 cm × 26.67 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 11 1/4 in. × 8 1/2 in. (28.58 cm × 21.59 cm)

Credit Line

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


Printed below image on left in italic script: "F. Bartoli Pinxt."
Printed below image on right in italic script: "D. Edwin Sc."
Printed below image centered in cursive and block script: "His Excellency George Washington Lieut. Genl./ of the Armies of the/ United States/ of America."
Printed below image centered in cursive script: "Respectfully Dedicated to the Lovers of their Country/ and From Supporters of its Constitution."
Printed below image centered in cursive script: "Published D. Kennedy. 228 Market St. Philada."

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