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Silhouette Portrait

1947.100 (RS5188)

Description

Half length silhouette portrait cut from black paper and set on white card of a woman facing left wearing a bonnet with gold painted details for hair, hat and dress, mounted in a veneered wood frame with two inlaid borders of light wood.

Details

Maker
Maginn, J.L. (Artist)
Date
1840-1850
Inscriptions
Pencil: "Mother with Two Sons / One in a [illegible] collar / One in / [illegible] collar (Gilt)"
Paper label 1: "By / J.L. Maginn / Cut at / Newcastle / Rubber Stamp / "J.L. Maginn / Artist / 3 Oldham St." "
Paper label 2: "Little's / 432 SOUTH BROADWAY / LOS ANGELES" (Pencil and paper labels)
Location of origin
Newcastle, England
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE
silhouettes
Dimensions
6 3/8 in x 4 7/8 in x 3/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1947.100
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Olive Percival
GUSN
103899
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