Full bust portrait of George Washington, facing left and wearing a black coat, a cravat, a jabot, and a ribbon tying back his hair. He is set against a stippled grey background. Below the portait is a shelf with his name engraved on it. Sitting on this shelf is a sword and helmet with some leaves framing the portrait at the bottom.

Baker 273, Hart 409a






Ink on paper, stipple engraving


Overall (H x W): 9 1/4 in. x 5 5/8 in. (23.5 cm x 14.29 cm)
Other (Sheet H x W): 6 11/16 in. x 4 3/16 in. (16.99 cm x 10.64 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 3 7/8 in. x 6 3/8 in. (9.84 cm x 16.19 cm)

Credit Line

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


Engraved in image below portrait: "George Washington".
Printed below image centered in italic script: "Publish'd by Conrad and C."

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Colors (Beta)

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