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Object ID 1872.009.001
Object Name Engraving
Title Archibald Hamilton Rowan, Esq.
Collection Works of Art
Credit line Gift of Miss Eliza Holden
Date circa 1822
Artist J. Comerford
Made C. Hullmandel (printer)
Description Framed bust portrait of Archibald Hamilton Rowan: Black and white engraving of a man facing right. The subject wears a white, full-collared shirt and high-collared dark suit coat. The subject is balding with bushy eyebrows and white hair. The frame is oak with a ring at the top center edge for hanging. The text printed beneath image reads: "Drawn from Nature on stone by J. Comerford, Dublin, 1822" (lower left) and "Printed by C. Hullmandel" (lower right).
Dimensions H-11.5 W-11.25 D-0.75 inches
Dimension Details framed dimensions
Owned William Woodcock
Provenance Hand-written in ink on the back: "This likeness of A.H. Rowan was presented by him to Wm. Woodcock of Wilmington / & given by his daughter Miss Eliza Holden to the / Historical Society of Delaware." There is also another sticker: "Presented to the / Historical Society of Delaware / by / Eliza Holden / through Dr. Wm. R. Bullock / Nov 14, 1872."
Subjects Art
Portrait prints
People Rowan, Archibald Hamilton
Search Terms Archibald Hamilton Rowan
J. Comerford
C. Hullmandel
Nineteenth Century
Material Framed print with wood backing
Place of Origin Dublin, Ireland