Engraving of George Washington by William E. Marshall - 1862


From Madison Historical Society

Date manufactured/created
1862
Date manufactured/created
Curatorial Description
Engraving of George Washington; in wood frame with gilt edge; H: 21 W: 16 1/2 (sight); H: 26 3/4" W: 21 7/8" in frame. Considered to be the finest steel engravings of the president ever made, it was engraved by William E. Marshall, 1862, ("American Engravers Upon Copper and Steel", Vol 1) from the original painting of George Washington by Gilbert Stuart. This portrait is believed to be the first item ever acquired by the Madison Historical Society, which was founded in 1917. Donor - Mr. George Seymour Goddard, the Connecticut State Librarian (<a 
Dimensions
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Measurement Types: Item (Overall)
Accession/ID number
17.1