Print, George Washington Esq.r

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  • After work by: Edward Savage; Engraver: William Hamlin
  • Providence, Rhode Island
  • 1800-1864
  • Black and White Mezzontint Engraving
  • 1975-244

The lower margin reads: "George Washington Esq.r/ E. Savage pinx et/ W.m Hamlin Sculp. Providence/ Ob.t Decb.r 1799 AE 68"

Inscription(s): Pencil inscription in bottom margin reads: "Presented by W.m Hamlin - Aug. 18, 1864." Pencil inscription on verso reads: "This plate (copper) was stolen from Wm. Hamlin during this edition by someone unknown to him. Only 20 were struck, he being dissatisfied with the nose and intending to correct it. This he stated to me this 25 Oct 1864. Was 92 years o. Oct. 15 inst."

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