Image of a sculptural bust of George Washington set on a pedestal. The bust is shown with a coat, a cravat, and a ribbon tying back its hair. Held down by the base of the bust is a sheet with the Constitution printed on it. The pedestal itself is set on the ground and on the front, partially obscured by the Constitution, is a wearth of laurels surrounding an American shield.

Baker 337, Hart 477





  • United States -


Ink on paper, aquatint, engraving


Overall (H x W): 9 7/8 in. x 7 7/8 in. (25.08 cm x 20 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 8 1/2 in. x 6 1/4 in. (21.59 cm x 15.88 cm)

Credit Line

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


Printed on scroll in image in block print: Constitution of the United States."
Printed on scroll in image in cursive: "Geo. Washington."
Printed below image centered in italic script: "Published by J. Neass 125 Market Str. Philada."

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