Artist Alexander Campbell, American
Publisher C. Shepherd, American
  • George Washington
Date ca. 1775
Medium mezzotint and etching printed in black ink, colored by hand on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 13 3/4 × 9 7/8 inches (34.9 × 25.1 cm)
Sheet: 14 5/8 × 10 3/4 inches (37.1 × 27.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Edsel B. Ford
Accession Number 46.119
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, center bottom margin: Done from an Original Drawing from the Life by Alex. Campbell of Williamsburgh in Virginia. | GEORGE WASHINGTON, Esqr. | GENERAL and COMMANDER in CHIEF of the CONTINENTAL ARMY in AMERICA. | Published as the Act directs, 9 Septr. 1775 by C. Shepherd.
Inscribed, bottom right corner: 85
1946-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)