PENNYBACKER FAMILY, SHENANDOAH VALLEY OF VIRGINIA PHOTOGRAPHS AND RELATED MATERIAL, LOT OF SIX,
comprising full-plate tintype images of original profile portraits of Derrick Dehavn Pennybacker (1797-1878) and his wife Amanda Strayer Pennybacker (1808-1869), probably drawn for their 1831 wedding; another full-plate tintype contemporaneous portrait of Derrick Pennybacker; an 1847 receipt signed by Derrick Pennybacker for money received from John Harrison; a manuscript letter from Henry Pennybacker to Edward Shippen of Philadelphia; and a hand-drawn Pennybacker Family coat of arms. Each framed.
19th century and circa 1965.
16 1/2" x 14" OA.
From the John H. and Joan S. Byrd estate collection, Harrisonburg, VA.
Descended in the Byrd/Harrison family of Craney Island/Smith's Creek, Rockingham Co., VA.
Letter with staining and losses to lettering, remainder very good to excellent.
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