Full bust portrait of George Washington set in an oval frame above a depiction of the battle of surrender of Yorktown. Washington is wearing a military uniform with a sash across his chest.The surrender at Yorktown scene depicts an officer in the foreground being handed a sword by an officer of the opposing force. In the background at center and right are a multitude of soldiers. In the left of the background can be seen two masted ships on the water.

Baker 15, Hart 21


May 21, 1794




Ink on paper, engraving


Overall (H x W): 13 3/8 in. x 10 1/4 in. (33.97 cm x 26.04 cm)
Other (Plate H x W): 9 3/4 in. x 6 7/8 in. (24.77 cm x 17.46 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 7 3/4 in. x 5 9/16 in. (19.69 cm x 14.13 cm)

Credit Line

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


Printed in image at bottom edge centered in block and italic script: "Event of the 19th of Oct. 1781, at YORKTOWN in VIRGINIA."
Printed below image centered in cursive script: "T Halloway Direxit."
Printed below image centered in block script: "Genl. Washington."
Printed below image centered in italic script: "The English Artist has followed the lines of the Print in the French original after a Picture by Pichle, on account of the remarks of Mr. Lavater."
Printed below image centered in italic script: "Publish'd by T. Holloway & the other Proprieters May 21, 1794."

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