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His Excel. Gen. Geo. [George] Washington
1800
J. G. Walker; M. Bowyer Historic Gallery; Mr. R. Wilkinson
England: London
Engraving on paper
engraving: 8 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.; matted: 15 x 11 1/2 in.
Gift of Dr. William L. and Mary B. Guyton Collection
83.50.51

Engraving of George Washington; bust portrait of George Washington at center, facing right, in square; above sun dispersing clouds, and below, figure of America, child and Liberty cap; reads "His Excely Genl Geoe Washington / Engraved by / J G Walker / From a Picture / by W Birch in 1796 / Painted from Life / in the Office of His Excellency / The General / by the request of I.G. Staphorft Esqr / of Amsterdam in whose possession the Original Portrait now of Amsterdam in whose possession the Original Portrait now is / To J G Van Staphorst Esq the particular Friend of the General / This Print is with permission most respectfully inscribed / by His obliged and obed. Servant / I G Walker / Copy right secured by Law in the United States of America / Published as the Act Directs June 21, 1800 by M. Bowyer Historic Gallery Pall Mall Mr. R. Wilkinson No. 58 Cornhill Mr. Brewer the corner of Newgate Street and J. G. Walker Church Lane, Hammersmith."