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Silhouette Portrait

1947.98 (RS5223)

Description

Bust length silhouette portrait cut from black paper and set over white card of a young boy facing left with painted gold details on hair, collar and coat, mounted in a veneered wood frame with black borders.

Details

Maker
Maginn, J.L. (Artist)
Date
ca. 1850
Inscriptions
Paper label 1: "By / J.L. Maginn / cut at / Newcastle - / One of Group of / Three: Mother and, / Two Small Sons - / (Armstrong Col.)
Paper label 2: "Little's / 432 South Broadway / LOS ANGELES" (Paper label)
Location of origin
Newcastle, England (origin)
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE
silhouettes
Dimensions
5 3/4 in x 4 1/2 in x 3/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1947.98
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Olive Percival
GUSN
103897
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Title 100 Accession number 1947.98

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