Armistead, George, 1780-1818 [Portrait]

Title

Armistead, George, 1780-1818 [Portrait]

Description

Half-length standing portrait shows George Armistead with short curly dark hair, resting left arm on wheel of cannon. He wears War of 1812 uniform: dark blue military jacket with bold buttons and epaulettes, wide red sash, white pants and shirt, and dark stock. Oil on canvas by Rembrandt Peale.

Creator

Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860

Source

City Hall Paintings, Baltimore City Life Museum Collection; Museum Department

Date

1817

Contributor

Maryland Historical Society

Identifier

CA684

Files

ca684_armistead_george.jpg

Citation

Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860, “Armistead, George, 1780-1818 [Portrait],” Baltimore Heritage Digital Collections, accessed February 20, 2018, http://collection.baltimoreheritage.org/items/show/150.