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Silhouette Portrait

1990.109 (RS5301)

Description

Double hollow-cut bust length silhouette portrait set over black cloth of a man facing left. The details of his hair, collar and waistcoat were drawn in with ink and watercolor. Mounted in a wood frame.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1820
Inscriptions
"Theodore Sedgwick, Sr. / Esther H. Thompson" (Pencil)
Location of origin
Probably Connecticut
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
Silhouette
silhouettes
Associated events
Alexandria Antiques Show
People and organizations
Sedwick, Theodore, Mr., Sr.
Spring, Louis W., Mr.
Dimensions
6 1/2 x 5 3/8 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.109
GUSN
103939

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