Media Information

 
 
 
Collection name:
JCB Archive of Early American Images
Record:
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
Owner and copyright :
©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912
geographic area :
North America
Subject Area :
Portraits
Subject headings :
United States--History--Rev olution, 1775-1783
Subject headings :
Washington, George, 1732-1799--Portraits

Genl. Washington.