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The engraved portraits of Washington

with notices of the originals and brief biographical sketches of the painters.

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Published by Lindsay & Baker in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Washington, George, -- 1732-1799 -- Portraits,
  • Artists

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 16224.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination212 p.
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13553892M
    OCLC/WorldCa11011864

    "When I call Nanteuil's Pompone the handsomest engraved portrait, I express a conviction to which I came when I studied all the remarkable engraved portraits at the royal cabinet of engravings at Dresden, and at the large and exquisite collection there of the late King of Saxony, and in which I was confirmed or perhaps, to which I was led, by the director of the two .   The book auctioned Saturday not only was signed by Washington on its title page and has his Mount Vernon library bookplate engraved with the Washington coat of arms, but it also is a contemporary Author: Amy Mcrary.

    All Smithsonian museums and Smithsonian Libraries locations continue to be closed to support the effort to contain the spread of COVID We are not announcing a re-opening date at this time and will provide updates on a regular and as-needed basis. Unique collection of engraved portraits of Gen. George Washington, including all that are mentioned in Baker's "Engraved portraits of Washington", and many rarities unknown to Baker, and the great St. Memin personal collection of proof mezzotints of portraits he engraved, and St. Memin's original physionotrace of Washington / [compiled by] Stan.

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Excerpt from Catalogue of the Engraved Portraits of Washington Another and no inconsiderable difficulty arises from the differ ence in size of what are apparently and really impressions from the same state of the plate. And right here let me give a warning to readers and all who use this work or any work dealing with : Charles Henry Hart.

The Engraved Portraits of Washington Paperback – Aug by William Spon Baker (Creator) See all 23 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — Format: Paperback. At first, George Washington was a reluctant portrait-sitter.

Over time, his growing patience toward the capturing of his likeness produced some of the most celebrated works of art in America. Below are portraits of Washington that were created from life by a diverse and talented group of international artists.

Catalogue of the engraved portraits of Washington / / by Charles Henry Hart. Other Title Engraved portraits of Washington Contributor Names Hart, Charles Henry, Edwards, Samuel Arlent, Full text of "The important collection of engraved portraits of Washington belonging to the late Henry Whelen, jr., of Philadelphia from whose collection, the late Wm.

Baker, compiled his celebrated book on the "Engraved portraits of Washington," and including all but a few of the portraits mentioned in that work; also the extensive collection of engraved portraits of Franklin.

Full text of "Catalogue of the engraved portraits of Washington" See other formats. Genre/Form: Portraits Photogravures: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hart, Charles Henry, Catalogue of the engraved portraits of Washington. Exhibition of Engraved Portraits of Washington, Commemorative of the Centenary of His Death | This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for.

The engraved portraits of Washington: with notices of the originals and brief biographical sketches of the painters. Engraved portrait frontis by Scoles. First American edition with 7 pp.

subscriber's list at rear. An early biography of George Washington, published shortly after his death. Book measures: 7" H X 4 1/4" W. [V]. Howes, U.S. Iana, CSeller Rating: % positive. Details about Collection of Engraved Portraits of Washington Belonging to J.T.

Mitchell. Which is why every action we take and every book purchase you make helps fund it. We've donated over 26 million books, reused or recycled over million books, and raised over $28 million for literacy & libraries. Seller Rating: % positive. George Washington in engravings and paintings Summary George Washington in engravings and paintings.

Portraits of Washington and his family. Monuments to Washington; photos of documents, objects, and buildings in Virginia associated with his life and career, including the Washington Lodge of Masons in Alexandria. The First Lady’s portrait was engraved by prolific New York line-engraver John Chester Buttre from a drawing made by prominent portraitist William Oliver Stone of the painting commissioned by Mrs.

Martha Custis (later Mrs. George Washington), who in paid English portrait painter John Wollaston 56 pistoles for three portraits: one of. The Character of Washington portion of the book includes at least 20 engraved illustrations of Washington, some printed on bound-in cards and others affixed to same.

There is an engraving of Mount Vernon, and also an original remainder receipt for the fundraising efforts that led to the eventual purchase of Washington's home and its salvation.

Smithsonian Libraries, Natural History Building, 10 th St. and Constitution Ave. NW, Washington DC, | +1 () | Contact UsAuthor: Natalie Sumner Lincoln.

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All the persona of Washington's family are here, including his favorite manservant William Lee. Of the many portraits of the Washington family subsequent to the deaths of both sitter and artist, this is the only separately issued engraving according to Baker's The Engraved Portraits of Washington (item ).

$ After Gilbert Stuart. Collection of engraved portraits of Washington belonging to Hon. James T. Mitchell. by James T. (James Tyndale) Mitchell. Share your thoughts Complete your review.

Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *. About this Item: Monson Bancroft, New York, Hardcover.

Condition: Fair. First Edition. New York: Monson Bancroft, Volume II only. First edition, Includes 35 tissue protected engraved portraits of men notable in early American history, together with brief biographies, plus additional engraved title.

Literature on US Treasury Department specimen books is very scarce. An auction record from described a BEP specimen book with engravings ("46 portraits and 57 vignettes") as either coming from the collection of Rev. Henry Ward Beecher, or having been presented to him.

A auction catalog documents the offering of a BEP specimen book which contained .George Washington Esqr. engraved by William Wooley, New York, c.

Fig. His Excellency George Washington Lieut. Genl. of the Armies of the United States of American, engraved by David Edwin ().Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy The Engraved Portraits of Washington at nd: William Spon Baker.