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James W. Steel (1799-1879); Anson Dickinson, Esq.; George W. Custis
Engraving on paper
overall: 8-3/4"h x 5-1/2"h
Gift of Dr. William L. and Mary B. Guyton Collection
Engraving of three-quarter length portrait of George Washington facing left; shows George Washington in military uniform; beneath image it reads "Painted by A. Dickinson / Engraved by J. W. Steel/ Washington / in 1772 / Aetatis 40 / I certify that the painting of Washington in 1772 executed by Anson Dickinson Esq from the / original picture by Peale in my possession is a faithful resemblance of the original, the only orig. / of the Pater Patrae prior to the Revolution/ Arlington House July 18, 1830 / George W. P. Custis."