Description

Circular image of a full bust portrait of George Washington, set within a porthole surrounded by brickwork. He is wearing a military uniform, with the coat open, and his gloved right hand is thrust in the breast of his waistcoat. Below is a plaque with Washington’s name engraved on it.

Baker 3, Hart 38

Date

September 23, 1785


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, engraving


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 7 5/8 in. x 4 1/2 in. (19.37 cm x 11.43 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 5 7/16 in. x 3 5/16 in. (13.81 cm x 8.41 cm)


Credit Line

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


Marks

Printed below image: “GEN. WASHINGTON,/Commander in Chief/of the AMERICAN ARMY./W (m) Angus Sc./Published Sep (r) 23 in 1785, by J. Fielding, Paternoster Row.”


Object Number

SC-67


Colors (Beta)


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