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Silhouette Portrait

1945.444 (RS5186)

Description

Full length silhouette portrait of Dr. Samuel Freeman wearing a top hat and holding a cane, cut from black paper and set on white paper, mounted in a plain black painted wood frame.

Details

Maker
Edouart, Auguste (Artist)
Date
1841
Inscriptions
Front: "Dr. Samuel Freeman MD / Saratoga Springs 29th July 1841" Reverse: [ink inscription] "Samuel Freeman / Physician & Surgeon / Saratoga Springs / July 29 1841" [paper label] "This Silhouette of / Dr. Samuel Freeman / was cut by August Edouart during his / visit to the United States 1839-1849 / Arthur S. Vernay / 12 East 45th Street, New York" (Paper label and ink inscription)
Location of origin
Saratoga Springs, NY
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE
silhouettes
People and organizations
Freeman, Samuel, Dr.
Dimensions
12 3/4 in x 5 3/4 in x 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1945.444
GUSN
103883
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