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George Washington at Princeton

Christie, Manson & Woods International Inc

George Washington at Princeton

property from the collection of Mrs. J. Insley Blair

by Christie, Manson & Woods International Inc

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Published by Christie"s in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination37 p. :
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24962557M
OCLC/WorldCa171371684

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Vertical, rectangular, half-length portrait of George Washington in military uniform, his head and body facing to the proper left, and gazing out at the viewer.

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