Full bust portrait of George Washington, facing to the left and wearing a black coat, a cravat, and a ribbon tying back his hair. The image is enclosed in an elaborate printed frame, with a star at each corner. Above the frame is an eagle with the shield of the United States, with a scroll below it that says " E Pluribus Unum." Below the frame is an American flag wrapped around a spear, with the word "Washington," written on it.

Baker 304, Hart 560






Ink on paper, steel engraving


Overall (H x W): 5 5/16 in. x 3 3/8 in. (13.49 cm x 8.57 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 4 1/4 in. x 2 3/4 in. (10.8 cm x 6.99 cm)

Credit Line

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


Printed below image in script: "Perkins & Heath. Patent Hardened Steel Plate".

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Colors (Beta)

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