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George Washington Picture Gallery

George Washington as a young boy. "Father, I cannot tell a lie: I cut the tree." Engraving by John C. McRae from a painting by G. G. White.

George Washington, the Virginia Colonel. Painting by C. W. Peale, 1772.

George Washington, the farmer, painted by Stearns, lithograph by Régnier. Washington is shown standing among African-American fieldworkers harvesting hay with Mount Vernon in the background.

General Washington taking command of the American Army at Cambridge, 1775. Engraving by C. Rogers from a painting by M.A. Wageman.

Washington's first successes at Boston. Lithograph by Turgis.

Washington at Dorchester Heights. Painting by Gilbert Stuart.

At the Battle of Trenton. Engraving by Illman Brothers, from a painting by E.L. Henry.

Surrender of the Hessian troops to General Washington after the Battle of Trenton. Lithograph by Henry Hoff.

At Princeton, Jan. 3, 1777. Lithograph by D. McLellan.

General Washington and a Committee of Congress at Valley Forge. Engraving from painting by W.H. Powell.

The Prayer at Valley Forge painted by Henry Brueckner, engraved by John C. McRae. George Washington is shown praying under trees with his military camp in the background.

General Washington at Monmouth, June 28, 1778. Engraving by G.R. Hall.

Washington receiving French generals at Mount Vernon. Illustration.

Triumph of patriotism as Washington enters New York, Nov. 25, 1783. Engraving by A.H. Ritchie.

Farewell to his officers. Engraving by Phillibrown from a painting by Alonzo Chappel.

Resigning his commission at Annapolis, Dec. 23, 1783. Painting by John Trumbull.

President George Washington painted by G. Stuart, engraving by H.S. Sadd.

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