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Name Washington, George

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Image of George Washington and family - 1077-40 wfchs

George Washington and family - 1077-40 wfchs

Reproduction of print of George Washington and family, including wife, stepdaughter and stepson. Date uncertain [c. 1780s?]. Mounted on cardboard.

Image of G. Washington, Esq. - 1207-27 thl

G. Washington, Esq. - 1207-27 thl

President George Washington. Photograph of the Gilbert Stuart painting. Date uncertain.

Image of Washington, "The Father of his Country" - 1297-22 wfchs

Washington, "The Father of his Country" - 1297-22 wfchs

Postcard with engraving of President George Washington, "The Father of his Country" in embossed oval. Date estimated as c. 1900. Engraving derives at several removes from the Gilbert Stuart painting.

Image of George Washington - 166-79 wfchs

George Washington - 166-79 wfchs

George Washington. From sketch made at New York in 1790. Date estimated as c. 1862 (copyright date). Source uncertain, possibly Joseph Wright drypoint (1790) which was much copied and imitated.

Image of G. Washington, Esq. - 26-158 wfchs

G. Washington, Esq. - 26-158 wfchs

President George Washington, after the Gilbert Stuart portrait. Date uncertain. Print of engraving, mounted on heavy cardboard. Engraving probably 19th century.

Image of G. Washington, Esq. - 26-159 wfchs

G. Washington, Esq. - 26-159 wfchs

George Washington. Photo of a print of a painting by Sharples. Date uncertain [painting probably c. 1790s].

Image of Harrisonburg - Peale's Cross Roads - 26-488a wfchs

Harrisonburg - Peale's Cross Roads - 26-488a wfchs

Peale house at Peale's Cross Roads, 5 miles SE of Harrisonburg. House and store of Felix Gilbert. Mentioned by Washington in 1784. Front facade with two-story portico entrance. Date uncertain. Unmounted, with annotations on reverse.

Image of Harrisonburg - Peale's Cross Roads - 26-488b wfchs

Harrisonburg - Peale's Cross Roads - 26-488b wfchs

Peale house at Peale's Cross Roads, 5 miles SE of Harrisonburg. House and store of Felix Gilbert. Mentioned by Washington in 1784. Side view showing additional building in rear. Date uncertain. Unmounted, with annotations on reverse.

Image of Harrisonburg - DAR monument to Washington - 26-493 wfchs

Harrisonburg - DAR monument to Washington - 26-493 wfchs

DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) monument to Washington's passages through the area, at Smithland, near Harrisonburg, VA. Date uncertain (monument emplaced 1933). Mounted on cardboard, with annotations.

Image of Lord Fairfax and George Washington - 36-33 wfchs

Lord Fairfax and George Washington - 36-33 wfchs

Printing cuts of Lord Fairfax and George Washington (both printed on same sheet). Date uncertain.

Image of Washington entering New York - 36-24 wfchs

Washington entering New York - 36-24 wfchs

"George Washington entering New York, November 25, 1783". Illustration, reproduced print of engraving (from 1858). Intended for publication in The Mentor, vol. 2, no. 1, serial no. 53, February 1914 (but not included).

Image of Washington appealed to for protection - 36-38 wfchs

Washington appealed to for protection - 36-38 wfchs

Reproduced print of engraving, dated 1859, of "The people of Winchester appealing to Washington" (for protection from the Indians). George Washington, mounted, with soldier, old men, women, children, tree and houses in background. Incident occurred c. 1755.

Image of G. Washington, Esq. - 36-84 wfchs

G. Washington, Esq. - 36-84 wfchs

Print of an engraving of President George Washington, after the Gilbert Stuart portrait. Date uncertain. (Negative of photograph of print also exists.)

Image of Washington appealed to for protection - 39-218 thl

Washington appealed to for protection - 39-218 thl

Bas-relief based on 1859 engraving of "The people of Winchester appealing to Washington" (for protection from the Indians). George Washington, mounted, with soldier, old men, women, children, tree and houses in background. Mounted on embossed cardboard. Incident occurred c. 1755. Date of bas-relief (and photograph) unknown.

Image of 'Statues of Winchester" - 39-503 thl

'Statues of Winchester" - 39-503 thl

'Statues of Winchester", postcard published by the Winchester-Frederick County CVB. Left to right: Admiral Richard E. Byrd, Gen. Daniel Morgan, George Washington (as young surveyor), Confederate soldier. Date given as 2015.

Image of "The People of Winchester Appealing to Washington..." - 485-77 wfchs

"The People of Winchester Appealing to Washington..." - 485-77 wfchs

Modern reprint of Darley-Hall engraving, "The People of Winchester Appealing to Washington for Protection from the Indians". On parchment paper. Original engraving dated 1859.

Image of People of Winchester Appealing to Washington - 69-26 wfchs

People of Winchester Appealing to Washington - 69-26 wfchs

Engraving of "The People of Winchester Appealing to Washington" done by Darley-Hall. George Washington in mounted with a rifle. The engraving was originally in Washington Irving's "Life of Washington" published in 1859. This is a reprint of the 1859 engraving and is filed with oversized photos.

Image of Christmas Dinner at Valley Forge, 1777 - 69-262 wfchs

Christmas Dinner at Valley Forge, 1777 - 69-262 wfchs

"Christmas Dinner at Valley Forge, 1777". Print of Gen. George Washington and other Continental officers and soldiers, campfire, log huts, snow, in winter of 1777. Original artwork signed "McCunney". Curtis Publishing Company (Saturday Evening Post), 1939. (The evergreen tree being fetched at far right is probably an anachronism.)

Image of Washington appealed to for protection - 69-348 wfchs

Washington appealed to for protection - 69-348 wfchs

Print of engraving, dated 1859, of "The people of Winchester appealing to Washington" (for protection from the Indians). George Washington, mounted, with soldier, old men, women, children, tree and houses in background. Incident occurred c. 1755. This copy appears to have been taken from a book. engraving apparently also exists but is not included.

Image of People of Winchester appealing to Washington for protection - 69-349 wfchs

People of Winchester appealing to Washington for protection - 69-349 wfchs

Watercolor(?) sketch for "The people of Winchester appealing to Washington" (for protection from the Indians). George Washington, mounted, with soldier, old men, women, children, tree and houses in background. This is a more elaborate version, including a little girl running in from the left, chickens, and other details not found in the engraving. It appears to be the basis for the Burtis Baker mural over the fireplace of what is now the Periodical Room in the Handley Library, presented in 1932. Slide also available in Slides collection; see Archives staff for assistance.