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Artist:
Southworth & Hawes, active 1843 - 1862  Search this
Albert Sands Southworth, 12 Mar 1811 - 3 Mar 1894  Search this
Josiah Johnson Hawes, 20 Feb 1808 - 7 Aug 1901  Search this
Copy after:
Gilbert Stuart, 3 Dec 1755 - 9 Jul 1828  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Whole-plate daguerreotype
Dimensions:
Image/Sight: 20.3 × 15.2 cm (8 × 6")
Mat (brass): 23.9 × 18.8 cm (9 7/16 × 7 3/8")
Case open: 25.4 × 41.1 × 1 cm (10 × 16 3/16 × 3/8")
Case closed: 25.4 × 20.5 × 1.8 cm (10 × 8 1/16 × 11/16")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1851
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie  Search this
Cased object  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Revolutionary War  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resource Occupations\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Joan Murray. Conservation made possible by a grant from the Smithsonian's Collections Care and Preservation Fund
Object number:
S/NPG.84.274
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
Picturing the Presidents: Daguerreotypes and Ambrotypes from the National Portrait Gallery's Collection
On View:
NPG, East Gallery 134
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm44443bcc9-7634-468b-8323-d792adc4df75
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.84.274