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Silhouette Portrait

1945.443 (RS5185)

Description

Silhouette portrait cut from black paper of Dr. Charles Burroughs preaching from the pulpit, mounted in black wood frame.

Details

Maker
Edouart, Auguste (Artist)
Date
1841
Inscriptions
Front: "Dr. Chs. Burroughs Rector of St. John's Ch. / Portsmouth N.H. Boston 28th Dec. 1841" Reverse: [ink] "Charles Burrough / Rector of / St. John's Church / Portsmouth, N.H. / Boston 28th Dec. 1841" [paper label] "This Silhouette of / Dr. Charles Burroughs / was cut by August Edouart during his / visit to the United States 1839-1849 / Arthus. Vernay / 12 East 45th Street, New York" (Paper labels and ink)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
Silhouette
silhouettes
People and organizations
Burroughs, Charles, 1787-1868
Dimensions
11 3/4 in x 8 3/4 in x 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1945.443
Credit Line
Gift of Hannah May Burrough Freeman
GUSN
103882

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