Oval, colored portrait of George Washington. He is depicted with rosy cheeks, wearing a military uniform that is green with gold piping, and an orange Society of the Cincinnati medal in the center of his chest.

Baker 193, Hart 689a.






Ink on paper, colored stipple engraving


Overall (H x W): 11 1/16 in. x 8 9/16 in. (28.1 cm x 21.75 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 3 3/8 in. x 4 1/2 in. (8.57 cm x 11.43 cm)

Credit Line

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


Printed under the image centered: "General Washington."
Printed under the other text centered: "Engraved for the Encyclopedia Londinensis 1828".

Lightly printed thoughout the sheet: in the background can be seen text from the Encyclopedia it was origonally published in.

Object Number


Colors (Beta)

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