The Honorable Dudley Woodbridge, Esquire

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1718

GUSN

GUSN-175374

Description

Framed lithograph of a seated man wearing a wig, scarf and long jacket and holding a paper with a seal. Window with water and boat view.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lithographs
prints (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
lithographic ink
wood (plant material)
lithography
Print

Inscription

"The Hon. ble Dudley Woodbridge Esq. Director Gen ll of ye royal Assiento Company of England / in Barbados." (printed)
G. Kneller Baromets pinx. 1718" (printed)
"J.Smith fec. et ex. 1718" (printed)
"Hon. Dudley Woodbridge. / of Barbados. Born 1677, Died 1720. / He was the son of Rev. Benjamin Woodbridge / (was was settled in Bristol R.I. and Kittery Me) / who married mary Ward and the grand /.son of Rev. John Woodbridge who married / Mercy Dudley dau of Gov. Thomas Dudley. / He was a brother of Benjamin Woodbridge / of Salem and the Rev Samuel of Conn. / Dudley Woodbridge went to Eng. as a young / man and became wealthy. Lived in / Barbados some years as Director of the Assicento / Co. and returned to Eng in 1718 and died 1720. / It was his son who was killed on Boston Common / in a duel - This is a fine mezzotint by / Smith a fine engraver. / Bot of Maggs, Lond, TXX Mar 1921 / Stephen W. Phillips / Salem." (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P352
FA003

Maker

After Kneller, Sir Godfrey, 1646-1723 (Artist)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

14 12/16 x 11 13/16 x 13/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.775