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Silhouette portrait of Anna Woodbury

1925.641 (RS130202)

Description

Hollow cut silhouette of Anna Woodbury set over black silk facing left, chain of blonde hair and paper heart set next to silhouette, mounted in a brass spandrel frame with foliate and bead borders and rosettes in corners.

Details

Maker
Possibly Howard, Everet (Artist)
Date
ca. 1833
b. 1817, aged 16 at time of portrait
Inscriptions
"Anna Woodbury / Bow, N.H. / Age 16. (Pencil)
Location of origin
Bow, New Hampshire
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
Silhouette
silhouettes
People and organizations
Woodbury, Anna, 1817
Dimensions
5 1/4 x 4 3/8 x 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.641
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
103820

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