His excy. Nathaniel Green, Esq., major general of the American Army
- This image is of an etching of Nathanael Greene, who was a major general in the American Revolution. The etching was created ca. 1781 and incorrectly spells his name as "Nathaniel Green." The head-and-shoulders portrait of Greene faces right in an oval medallion suspended above an "allegorical illustration of America nurturing two infants representing diverse racial groups; in the background is a military engagement between American and British forces." The image and bibliographic information is available from the Library of Congress in the collection of The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist of 1765-1790 graphics.
His excy. Nathaniel Green, Esq., major general of the American Army / J. Norman sc. . From Library of Congress, The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist of 1765-1790 graphics. https://www.loc.gov/item/2003675594/ (accessed July 16, 2018).
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