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Object ID 1953.030.002
Object Name Silhouette
Title Unknown Man
Collection Works of Art
Credit line Gift of Mrs. Charles A. Higgins
Year Range from 1810
Year Range to 1820
Made Peale's Musem
Makers mark There is an impressed "Museum" stamp in reverse lettering under the portrait.
Description Framed silhouette of unknown man's bust portrait facing right. The figure has wavy hair and a large, aquiline lose. The 3" x 1 1/2" silhouette is cut out from paper that is mounted over a black paper background to provide contrast. There is an impressed "Museum" stamp in reverse lettering under the portrait from Peale's Museum. The frame is black-painted wood with a gold inner frame that is decorated with gold foliage motifs.
Dimensions H-6.25 W-5.25 D-0.5 inches
Dimension Details framed dimensions
Subjects Silhouettes
Portraits
Search Terms Peale's Museum
Philadelphia
Silhouettes
Portraits
Nineteenth Century
Material Paper
Place of Origin probably Philadelphia, PA
Medium Silhouette