In a Brown Study
Image Dimensions: 30.0 x 24.5 cm
Support Dimensions: flush-mounted
This profile portrait or head study done in deep brown tones most likely depicts Shipman’s wife Clare (Cressey) Shipman. (b. 1880)
mounted to flush-mounted backing board with the following:
white Brooklyn Camera Club label: 3.8 x 6.2 cm engraved:
Photo By C. M. Shipman (black pen)
Brooklyn Camera Club
776 Manhattan Avenue.
in black cursive ink in Shipman’s hand:
C. M. Shipman
In a Brown Study.
Print condition: print surface has major border “silvering” as well as surface marks. Several highlight areas: edge of table at lower right, dress collar, cuff, and edge of book, have been “drawn in” with a darkening medium to bring out detail.