[Winfield Scott, head-and-shoulders portrait, three-quarters to the left, in military uniform]
General, U.S. Army officer, Commander in chief.
Scratched on back of plate: 429.
Hallmark: 40 (corner trimmed obscuring hallmark).
Identification from a lithograph by Francois d'Avignon, plate 9 in Charles Edwards Lester's Gallery of illustrious Americans, 1850, published by M.B. Brady.
Facing the light / H. Pfister. Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, 1978, p. 344.
Transfer; U.S. War College; 1920. (DLC/PP-1920:46153).
Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Library of Congress).
Produced by Mathew Brady's studio.
Exhibit loan 4116-L.