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George Washington


Description Provenance Credit
Description After Washington's death in 1799 miniatures of him were very popular among Americans who kept them as a sign of respect, patriotism and mourning well into the 19th century.
Provenance A.J. Fink, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; A.J. Fink Foundation Inc., Baltimore, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1963, by gift.
Credit Gift of the A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc., Baltimore, in memory of Abraham Jay Fink, 1963

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Period
19th century
Medium
watercolor on ivory
(Miniatures)
Accession Number
38.609
Measurements
H excluding frame: 2 1/2 in. (6.35 cm)
Geographies
  • USA (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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