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Trenton and Princeton Campaign (Washington’s Crossing)

George Washington painted by Charles Willson Peale

A portrait of George Washington, standing, painted by Charles Willson Peale

George Washington is portrayed in uniform, with epaulets, in this portrait painted by Charles Willson Peale in 1784 and depicting Washington at the Battle of Princeton, January 3, 1777. (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Charles Willson Peale (1741-1827) painted George Washington at the Battle of Princeton, January 3, 1777 in 1784. This portrait is rare in that it is one of only a handful Washington posed for in his lifetime.

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