John Parke Custis
Original Author: Charles Willson Peale, artist; Mark Finkenstaedt, photographer
Created: ca. 1774; twenty-first-century photograph
Medium: Watercolor on ivory miniature

John Parke Custis

John Parke (usually called Jack or Jacky) Custis, the stepson of George Washington, is the subject of this miniature portrait by the renowned artist Charles Willson Peale. The watercolor-on-ivory image is only about one-and-a-half by one-and-a-half inches in size.