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Silhouette Portrait of Deacon Samuel Whiting (1702-1772)

1964.140 (RS5255)

Description

Hollow cut bust-length silhouette portrait set over black silk of a man facing left, mounted behind glass with paper backing.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1770
Inscriptions
"Dea. Saml Whiting / Billerica Mass. / 1702-1772" (Pencil)
Location of origin
American
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
Silhouette
silhouettes
People and organizations
Whiting, Samuel, 1702-1772
Dimensions
5 in x 3 1/2 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1964.140
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Austin Smith
GUSN
103922

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