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. He is set against a stippled background.

Baker 68, Hart 76


May 10, 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): 6 3/16 in. x 4 11/16 in. (15.72 cm x 11.91 cm)
Other (Image H x W): 2 3/4 in. x 2 3/8 in. (6.99 cm x 6.03 cm)

Credit Line

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


Printed below image centered in block print: "General Washington."
Printed below image centered in cursive script: Drawn from the Life by Du Simetiere in Philadelphia".
Printed below image centered in cursive script: "Publish'd May 10th 1783 by Wm. Richardson No 174 Strand".

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Colors (Beta)

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