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MS Am 2248

Portraits of George Washington, 1781-1804: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: pf
Call No.: MS Am 2248
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Portraits of George Washington,
Date(s): 1781-1804.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 linear feet (3 portfolio boxes, and 4 framed and hung items)
Abstract: 12 prints of American president George Washington.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

44WM-19, 44WM-20, 44WM-21, 44WM-22, 44WM-23, 44WM-24, 44WM-25, 44WM-26, 44WM-27, 44WM-28, 44WM-29. Deposited by W. B. O. Field, Westfield, Lake Mohegan, New York; received: spring 1944; gift 1949 June 7.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt and Evelyn Walker

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Portraits of George Washington, 1781-1804 (MS Am 2248). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

George Washington (1732-1799) was the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War and later became the first president of the United States of America.


Scope and Contents

Collection of mostly portrait prints of American president George Washington, including engravings,etchings, stipple engravings, and mezzotints. Some are framed.

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