Print, "The Washington Family"

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1798

GUSN

GUSN-50303

Description

Print of George Washington and his family; Washington in uniform sits at left with grandson standing beside him; Martha Washington sits on right with granddaughter standing beside her; a black servant stands behind Martha; the map on the table (in the center of the engraving) is probably the plan for Washington, D.C.; a view of the Potomic is in the background;

Details

Descriptive Terms

prints (visual works)
engraving (printing process)
armed forces
marines (visual works)
slavery
politics
Stipple Engraved
Politics
Maritime
Military
Slavery
Print

Inscription

Printed on lower center: 1) Painted & engraved by E: Savage 2) Philadelphia Publish'd March 10th 1798 by E. Savage & Rob. Wilkinson No.58 Cornhill London.

Associated Person

Washington, George, 1732-1799
Washington, Martha, 1732-1802

Maker

Savage, E. (Engraver)
Wilkinson, Robert, Mr. (Publisher)

Location of Origin

Cornhill, England, London

Dimensions

29.75 x 33.75 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1983.77

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)