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Object ID 1986.029
Object Name Portrait
Title The Reverend William White
Collection Works of Art
Credit line DHS Purchase
Date 1804
Artist Gilbert Stuart (artist)
Made Cornelius Tiebout (engraver)
Makers mark Printed by F. Brown; published by Benjamin Tanner
Description Framed black & white portrait engraving of the Reverend William White, D.D (1748-1836): Half-length, three quarters view of an older man wearing an Episcopal clerical robe. His right hand holds places in a book. The lower margin contains engraved text: "G. Stuart, pinxit / C. Tiebout; sculpsit / Printed by F. Brown / Entered the 24th day of December 1804 by Benjamin Tanner / The Right Reverend William White, D.D. / Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the State / of Pennsylvania / Engraved from the original picture painted by G. Stuart in the possession of Mrs. Thomas H. White / Published 1st Jany 1805 by Benjamin Tanner, Engraver, no. 11 South Fourth Street, Philadelphia."
Dimensions W-23.75 L-28 inches
Dimension Details framed dimensions
Provenance DHS purchase for the Read House.
Subjects Clergy
Engravings
Portrait prints
Portraits
People White, William
Search Terms Bishop White
William White
The Reverend William White
Engravings
Episcopal Church
Ministers
Room Back Parlor
Place of Origin Philadelphia, PA
Medium Mezzotint engraving