View Larger George Washington President of the United States

Description

Oval image of a full bust portrait of George Washington, facing left and wearing a military uniform, with the Society of the Cincinnati medal on his left lapel, and a ribbon tying back his hair. He is set against a stippled grey background.

Baker 132, Hart 217

Date

1796


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Ink on paper, stipple engraving, aquatint


Dimensions

Overall (H x W): 10 in. x 8 in. (25.4 cm x 20.32 cm)
Other (Sheet H x W): 6 13/16 in. x 4 7/16 in. (17.3 cm x 11.27 cm)


Credit Line

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


Marks

Printed below image on left in italic script: "Savage pinxt."
Printed below image on right in italic script: "Rollinson Scr."
Printed below image centered in block script: "George Washington".
Printed below image centered in cursive script: "President of the United States."


Object Number

SC-96


Colors (Beta)


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