General Marion in his Swamp Encampment inviting British Officer to Dinner

Designed by John Blake White (American, 1781–1859), Engraved by John Sartain (American (born in England), 1808–1897)

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 719


Image: 42.7 x 51.8 cm (16 13/16 x 20 3/8 in.) Sheet: 54.6 x 61.9 cm (21 1/2 x 24 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Mixed manner engraving (etching and engraving), hand-colored on paper

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings



Published by the Apollo Association, no. I, 1840. Also engraved in 1861 for South Carolina $10 bank note.


Printed below: LL: Painted by J. B. White. Charlestown S.C.; LR: Engraved by John Sartain; center: title/ published by the Apollo association for the promotion of the fine arts in the U.S./ No. 1 1840


Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA June 8, 1964; Accessioned February 14, 1962.

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875