Incidents in the Life of George Washington: "His First Defeat"
Graphite on heavy beige paper
Overall: 9 x 6 1/2 in. ( 22.9 x 16.5 cm )
inscription: upper left: "1st lot / Washington / No 5 His first defeat / Ft. Necessity 4 July 1754" inscription: upper right: "Sent 13 Sept / 1919"
Inscribed at upper left in graphite: "1st lot. / Washington / No 5 His first Defeat / Ft Necessity [Great Meadows, Pennsylvania] 4 July 1754"; historical and publication annotations in margins
Gift of the Estate of Harry A. Ogden
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