Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
JCB Archive of Early American Images
Accession number:
9128
Record number:
9128-1
JCB call number:
A44b
Image title:
Genl. Washington.
Creator 1:
Elkanah Tisdale
Creator 1 dates:
1768-1835
Creator 1 role:
Sc.
Place image published:
[New York]
Image publisher:
[Charles Smith]
Image date:
[1797]
Image function:
frontispiece
Technique:
engraving
Image dimension height:
19.2 cm. (platemark)
Image dimension width:
11 cm. (platemark)
Page dimension height:
20.3 cm.
Page dimension width:
12 cm.
Materials medium:
ink
Materials support:
paper
Languages:
English
Description:
Portrait of General George Washington in military attire. Includes a vignette of Washington taking command of the American army at Cambridge, Massachusetts, July 3, 1775.
Source creator:
Smith, Charles, 1768-1808
Source Title:
The American war, from 1775 to 1783, with plans
Source place of publication:
New-York
Source publisher:
Printed for C. Smith, bookseller and stationer, no. 51, Maiden Lane
Source date:
1797
notes:
Washington was first appointed commander-in-chief of the Continental army in June 1775. His first assignment was to Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he took command of the army on July 3, 1775.
Time Period:
1751-1800
Subject Area:
Portraits
geographic area:
North America
Subject headings:
United States--History--Rev olution, 1775-1783; Washington, George, 1732-1799--Portraits
Owner and copyright:
©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912

Genl. Washington.