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George Washington Miniature

  • Aired: 08/24/2009
  • 16:10
  • Rating: NR
History Detectives investigates a tiny portrait which may lie at the center of some very big history. It's a miniature color painting of a man in profile labeled "G. Washington" On the back of the portrait is the inscription, "Property of White Matlack." Did the artist paint this portrait of Washington from life, and what is its connection to the abolitionist and patriot, White Matlack?
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What is this portrait's surprising connection to the abolitionist White Matlack?
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