Oval image of a full bust portrait of George Washington, shown in profile facing right, wearing a military uniform, and with his hair tied back with a ribbon. The portrait is set in an oval frame which hangs on a wall, with brickwork behind it.

Printed in black and sepia tones.

Baker 65, Hart 75a


May 15, 1783




Ink on paper, stipple engraving


Overall (H x W): 12 in. x 10 in. (30.48 cm x 25.4 cm)
Other (Sheet H x W): 5 5/16 in. x 4 in. (13.49 cm x 10.16 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 4 3/8 in. x 5 3/8 in. (11.11 cm x 13.65 cm)

Credit Line

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


Printed below image centered in cursive and block script: "His Excellency GENERAL WASHINGTON Commander/in Chief of the united States of North America &c."
Printed below image centered in italic script: "Pubd. May 15th 1783 by R Wilkinson, No. 58 Cornhill, London."

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Colors (Beta)

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