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George Washington - Earliest-Known Portrait

George Washington - Earliest-Known Portrait American History Famous People Social Studies Visual Arts

Engraving of the earliest-known authenticated portrait (by Charles Wilson Peale, c. 1772) of George Washington.

He is shown as a colonel (wearing his Virginia-Regiment uniform) which is the highest rank he achieved during the French and Indian War.


Media Credits

Engraving - based on c.1772 portrait of Washington by Charles Wilson Peale - online, courtesy Library of Congress.

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