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Letter from George Washington to Mrs. Penn regarding "The Vision of Columbus"

Author:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Associated Person:
Joel Barlow, 24 Mar 1754 - 26 Dec 1812  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
21.6 x 12.2 cm. (8 1/2 x 4 13/16")
Type:
Document
Date:
Sep 18, 1787
Topic:
Autograph  Search this
Document\Letter  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joel Barlow
Object number:
AD/NPG.78.8
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George Washington

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Silver-colored metal
Dimensions:
Diameter: 3.5 cm (1 3/8" )
Type:
Medal
Date:
c. 1887
Topic:
Symbols & Motifs\Masonic symbols  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of John and Ann Sanders
Object number:
AD/NPG.2001.1
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Washington College Medal

Title:
George Washington
Artist:
James Barton Longacre, 11 Aug 1794 - 1 Jan 1869  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Aluminum
Dimensions:
3.4 x 3.4 cm. (1 5/16 x 1 5/16")
Type:
Medal
Date:
c. 1868
Topic:
Nature & Environment\Plant\Wreath  Search this
Sculpture\Relief\Bas-relief  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the beneficiaries of the Andrew Longacre estate
Object number:
AD/NPG.95.1.8
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George Washington

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Publisher:
William Annesley, 1768 - 1848  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Engraved silhouette on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 23 × 18.1 cm (9 1/16 × 7 1/8")
Type:
Silhouette
Place:
United States\Massachusetts\Suffolk\Boston
Date:
1796
Topic:
Silhouette  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2013.119
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G. Washington

Artist:
Alexander Lawson, 1773 - 1846  Search this
Copy after:
Jeremiah Paul, Jr., about 1775 - 13 Jul 1820  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Etching and engraving on paper in bound object
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21.3 × 12.5 cm (8 3/8 × 4 15/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
1798
Topic:
Weapon\Sword  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Wreath\Laurel  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Military\Helmet  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the McNeil Americana Collection
Object number:
NPG.2013.128
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General Washington's Resignation

Artist:
Alexander Lawson, 1773 - 1846  Search this
Copy after:
John James Barralet, 1747 - 1815  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Etching and engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 23 × 13.5 cm (9 1/16 × 5 5/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
1799
Topic:
Exterior\Garden  Search this
Human Figures\Symbolic Figure  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the McNeil Americana Collection
Object number:
NPG.2013.129
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George Washington

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Copy after:
Augustin de Saint-Aubin, 1737 - 1807  Search this
Halder Sculp, active late 18th Century  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Line engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 33.5 × 28 cm (13 3/16 × 11")
Type:
Print
Date:
c. 1789
Topic:
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the McNeil Americana Collection
Object number:
NPG.2013.131
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George Washington

Artist:
William Grainger, 1775 - 1875?  Search this
Copy after:
John James Barralet, 1747 - 1815  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 21 × 12.2 cm (8 1/4 × 4 13/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
1794-1795
Topic:
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the McNeil Americana Collection
Object number:
NPG.2013.132
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George Washington

Artist:
Ellen Wallace Sharples, 1769 - 1849  Search this
Copy after:
James Sharples, c. 1751 - 1811  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
Ivory: 6.4 × 5.4cm (2 1/2 × 2 1/8")
Frame: 11.9 × 10.5cm (4 11/16 × 4 1/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1803
Topic:
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the McNeil Americana Collection; Conserved with funds from the Smithsonian Women's Committee
Object number:
NPG.2013.142
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George Washington

Artist:
Valentine Green, 1739 - 1813  Search this
Copy after:
Charles Willson Peale, 15 Apr 1741 - 22 Feb 1827  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Mezzotint on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 51.5 x 36.9 cm (20 1/4 x 14 1/2")
Type:
Print
Date:
1785
Topic:
Weapon\Sword  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Horse  Search this
Weapon\Cannon  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.67.25
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George Washington

Artist:
Augustus Lenci, 1800 - 1900?  Search this
Copy after:
Jean-Antoine Houdon, 1741 - 1828  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Plaster
Dimensions:
31cm (12 3/16"), Accurate
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1785-1843
Topic:
Mask\Life mask  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Mrs. William D. Chandler
Object number:
NPG.72.37
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George Washington

Artist:
Charles Balthazar Julien Févret de Saint-Mémin, 12 Mar 1770 - 23 Jun 1852  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 1.6 x 1.2 cm (5/8 x 1/2")
Sheet: 54.7 x 39.9 cm (21 9/16 x 15 11/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
1800
Topic:
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon
Object number:
NPG.74.39.1.13
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George Washington

Artist:
Charles Balthazar Julien Févret de Saint-Mémin, 12 Mar 1770 - 23 Jun 1852  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 1.6 x 1.3 cm (5/8 x 1/2")
Sheet: 54.7 x 39.9 cm (21 9/16 x 15 11/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
1800
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Epaulet  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon
Object number:
NPG.74.39.1.14
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George Washington

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
58cm (22 13/16"), Accurate
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
c. 1800-1810
Topic:
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.75.20
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George Washington

Artist:
Benoît-Louis Prévost, 1735? - 1804  Search this
Copy after:
Pierre Eugène Du Simitière, c. 1736 - 1784  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 16.2 x 11.7 cm (6 3/8 x 4 5/8")
Sheet: 28.6 x 20.3 cm (11 1/4 x 8")
Type:
Print
Date:
1780
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Epaulet  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.75.55
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George Washington

Artist:
B. B. Ellis  Search this
Copy after:
Pierre Eugène Du Simitière, c. 1736 - 1784  Search this
Publisher:
R. Wilkinson, 1850 - 1950?  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Stipple engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 11.1 x 9.2 cm (4 3/8 x 3 5/8")
Sheet: 26.7 x 20.3 cm (10 1/2 x 8")
Type:
Print
Date:
1783
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Epaulet  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.75.72
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George Washington

Artist:
Charles Willson Peale, 15 Apr 1741 - 22 Feb 1827  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Mezzotint
Dimensions:
25.1cm x 30.2cm (9 7/8" x 11 7/8"), Image
Type:
Print
Date:
1780
Topic:
Exterior  Search this
Weapon\Sword  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Horse  Search this
Weapon\Cannon  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Flag\Colonial  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the Barra Foundation
Object number:
NPG.76.16
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George Washington

Artist:
Valentine Green, 1739 - 1813  Search this
Copy after:
John Trumbull, 6 Jun 1756 - 10 Nov 1843  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Mezzotint on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 32.2 x 25.3 cm (12 11/16 x 9 15/16")
Sheet: 38.7 x 28.5 cm (15 1/4 x 11 1/4")
Type:
Print
Date:
1783
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Epaulet  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Katie Louchheim
Object number:
NPG.77.197
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George Washington

Artist:
James Trenchard, 1747 - 1847?  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Line engraving
Dimensions:
15.4cm x 9.3cm (6 1/16" x 3 11/16"), Image
Type:
Print
Date:
1787
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Epaulet  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Emblem\Coat of arms  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Headdress\Crown  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Sash  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.77.213
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George Washington

Artist:
David Edwin, 1776 - 1841  Search this
Copy after:
Rembrandt Peale, 22 Feb 1778 - 3 Oct 1860  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Stipple engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 28.7 x 23 cm (11 5/16 x 9 1/16")
Sheet: 38.3 x 27.3 cm (15 1/16 x 10 3/4")
Type:
Print
Date:
1800
Topic:
Interior  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Marvin Sadik
Object number:
NPG.77.227
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