Washington Passing the Delaware

1825
Engraved by George S. Lang (American, born in 1799), Etched by William Humphrys (American, born in Ireland, 1794–1865), After Thomas Sully (American (born in England), 1783–1872)


Dimensions

Image: 30.5 x 42.5 cm (12 x 16 3/4 in.) Image (with border): 37 x 47.9 cm (14 9/16 x 18 7/8 in.) Sheet: 45 x 53.4 cm (17 11/16 x 21 in.)

Accession Number

33.953

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Dreppard, Early American Prints, p. 103. (Brom 140). After Thomas Sully. Etching (W. Humphrys) and engraving (G.S. Lang), 1825.

Inscription

In plate, below image: Washington Passing the Delaware, Evening previous to the Battle of Trenton, Dec. 25th 1776; l.l.: Painted by T. Sully; b.c.: Philadelphia, Published by Samuel Augustus Mitchell, May 20th 1825; l.r.: Etched by W. Humphrys, Engraved y G. S. Lang

Provenance

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler, in 1933

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler