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Silhouette

1925.624 (RS5049)

Description

Pair of hollow cut bust length silhouette portraits set over black cloth of a woman facing right and a man facing left, mounted in a brass spandrel frame with foliate and bead borders.

Details

Maker
King, William (Artist)
Date
1803-1810
Inscriptions
Front: "KING" [stamped on each portrait]
Reverse: "Cut by / Wm. King." (Stamps and Pencil)
Location of origin
Salem or Boston, Massachusetts
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE
silhouettes
Dimensions
4 5/8 in x 6 1/4 in x 3/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.624
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
103806

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