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Object ID 1953.031
Object Name Engraving
Title Caesar Augustus Rodney
Collection Works of Art
Credit line Gift of the Estate of Mrs. H. Fletcher Brown
Year Range from 1798
Year Range to 1803
Artist Charles Balthazar Julien Févret de Saint-Mémin
Made Charles Balthazar Julien Févret de Saint-Mémin (engraver)
Makers mark There is script text beneath the image: "Drawn & engr.d by St. Memin Philad a."
Description Framed colored engraving of Caesar Augustus Rodney (1772-1824), son of Thomas and Elizabeth (Fisher) Rodney and nephew of Caesar Rodney, the signer of the Declaration of Independence. The 2 1/2" diameter, round engraving depicts a bust portrait of a Colonial gentleman in profile facing right. The figure wears a white wig and blue overcoat with a white shirt and jabot. There is script text beneath the image: "Drawn & engr.d by St. Memin Philad a." There is a small window beneath the image with a copy of the C.A. Rodney signature.
Dimensions H-8.25 W-6.75 D-0.75 inches
Dimension Details framed dimensions; the image appears in a 2 3/4" x 2 3/4" window.
Subjects Portraits
Engravings
Search Terms Caesar Augustus Rodney
St. Memin
Engravings
Portraits
Eighteenth Century
Place of Origin Philadelphia, PA
Medium Engraving