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Object ID 1872.006
Object Name Engraving
Title William Penn
Collection Works of Art
Credit line Gift of Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Date circa 1866
Year Range from 1866
Year Range to 1872
Artist Stephen Alonzo Schoff
Made Schoff, Stephen Alonzo (1818-1904)
Description Framed, black & white engraving of William Penn: Bust view of a young man with a large nose, eyes, lips and shoulder length hair. The subject is looking to the right and wears a suit of armour and white cravat. Text on a plain background: " Aetis. 22. / 1666. / October 14; Paxquaertur / -Bello-". Facsimile signature: " Wm Penn" in lower margin. The artist's name is centered under image: S.A. Schoff. There is a framer's label on the back: "From / F. McMonagle / Dealer in and Manufacturer of / looking glasses, picture / and / Photograph frames / Odd Fellows Hall / Cor. Third and King, Wilmington, Del."
Dimensions H-20.25 W-18 D-1.25 inches
Dimension Details framed dimensions
Provenance Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Subjects Engravings
People Penn, William
Search Terms William Penn
Stephen Alonzo Schoff
Francis McMonagle
Nineteenth Century
Place of Origin Boston, MA
Medium Engraving