[SCOTT, WINFIELD]. BARLOW, T.P. (engraver). Winfield Scott [facsimile signature]. Engraved by T.P. Barlow from the Painting by Prof. R.W. Weir, West Point, New York. Printed by T. Brooker. Published by J. McClure, New York. January, 1860. Steel engraving on heavy paper. Image area: 30 x 24.1 cm; overall size: 70 x 50 cm. Slightly dusty, light water staining to blank margins, several marginal tears (not affecting image), some light marginal chipping.
A handsome bust portrait of Scott in uniform. The original painting was done in 1855 and is now in the National Portrait Gallery.
The painter Robert Walter Weir (1803-1889) was a member of the Hudson River School.