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Anonymous
after "Alexander Campbell"
Mezzotint, 1775
Height 35.1, subheight 32.1, width 24.9 cm


 

Boglewood: 2901
Hart:  721


[Version I]


[Version II]


[Version III]

 

Source image:
"Alexander Campbell," Type B.
Unknown medium (1775).

 

 

 

Text:
Done from an Original, Drawn from the Life by Alexr. Campbell, of Williamsburgh in Virginia. / George Washington, Esqr. / General and Commander in Chief of the Continental Army in America. / Published as the Act directs, 9 Septr. 1775 by C. Shepherd.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Version I:  As shown.   Collections:  Boglewood Collection; New York Public Library.
  Version II:  As shown.  The plate is reworked with changes in details and with "85" added in the lower right corner.  The number likely denotes the page on which the engraving was used as a book illustration, but the book has not been identified.
   Version III:
  As shown.  The plate is worn and details changed.

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