Full length view of George Washington's Sword

Full length view of one of George Washington's dress swords, alleged to have been given to him by Frederick the Great of Germany. It was frequently worn by Washington on dress occasions and is represented in the portrait painted in 1834 by Vanderlyn for the United States House of Representatives.
Identifier
VC10865.2
Date
1790
Source
New York State Library
Rights
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Geographic Locations

Virginia