|Collection||Works of Art|
|Credit line||Gift of Peter Bayard Paschall|
|Year Range from||1851|
|Year Range to||1855|
|Made||Samuel Sartain (engraver)|
Directly beneath image: "Engraved by Samuel Sartain Phila."
Framed portrait engraving of Joseph Shipley (1795-1867), a merchant banker and builder of the Rockwood Mansion in Brandywine Hundred, north of Wilmington. The engraving by Samuel Sartain (1830-1906) is framed in an oval walnut frame with a gold inner frame and depicts a forward-facing bust portrait of a middle-aged man with wavy receding hair and sideburns. The sitter wears a black three-piece suit with velvet trim at the coat collar and a black silk cravat. "Jos Shipley" is engraved in script text beneath the portrait. "Engraved by Samuel Sartain Phila" is engraved directly beneath the image.
|Dimensions||H-12.875 W-10.75 D-1 inches|
|Dimension Details||Framed dimensions|
|Place of Origin||Philadelphia, PA|