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George Washington, an American icon

the eighteenth-century graphic portraits

by Wendy Wick Reaves

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Distributed by the University Press of Virginia in Washington, D.C, Charlottesville, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Portraits.,
  • Portrait prints, American -- 18th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Wendy C. Wick ; with an introductory essay by Lillian B. Miller.
    ContributionsSmithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service., National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN7628.W3 R4 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 186 p. :
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3922977M
    ISBN 100865280150, 0865280142
    LC Control Number81607889

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