Captain James White Worsley Pennyman (1792-1870)
Mary Ellen Best (1809-1891)
Art / Drawings and watercolours
Bird's eye maple, PaperOrder this image
Ormesby Hall, Redcar and Cleveland (Accredited Museum)
A watercolour portrait of Captain James White Worsley Pennyman (1792-1870), by Mary Ellen Best, dated 1838. As a young man, three quarter length seated at a desk, wearing brown coat, black stock, brown and green striped waistcoat and wearing spectacles. In his right hand he holds a pair of callipers over an architectural plan. Watercolour on paper in a birds eye maple frame.
Makers and roles
Mary Ellen Best (1809-1891), artist