Joseph Blackburn – Colonial American Portrait Painter

Joseph Blackburn (1700-?-1778?) was a portrait painter born in England who worked in Bermuda and Colonial America. His skills as a painter are shown by his treatments of textiles including silks, laces, and fabric folds. In this pattern set we’ve included most of his most renown paintings including High Jones, Colonel Theodore Atkinson, Mary Leh, Captain John Pigett, Samuel Cutts, Elizabeth Browne Rogers, Ann Saltonstall, and Abigail Chesebrough.

Patterns Included In This Set

Abigail Chesebrough

Theodore Atkinson

Mrs. Robert Rogers

Ann Saltonstall

Samuel Cutts

Mrs. Samuel Cutts

Portrait of a Woman

Deacon Jonathan Simpson

Captain John Pigott

Mary Faneuil Bethune

Mrs. John Pigott

A Military Officer

Mrs. Thomas Bulfinch

Gillam Phillips

Mrs. Gillam Phillips

Lieutenant General Jeffery Amherst

Hugh Jones

Ann Philips

Mary Leh

Eunice Fitch

Abigail Russell Curwen