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Silhouette Portrait

1947.120 (RS5205)

Description

Hollow cut bust length silhouette portrait over a black ground of a woman facing right with a high hairstyle and lace collar, mounted in a veneered and inlaid wood frame.

Details

Maker
Possibly Rosenberg, Charles Christian
Date
1800-1830
Inscriptions
Front: "Such were the outlines of her charming face / The beauties of her Mind no Art can trace"
Reverse: "By / Rosenberg / of / Bath - / Bought of / Mr. Armstrong" (Ink and paper label)
Location of origin
Possibly Bath, England
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE
silhouettes
Dimensions
7 1/2 in x 5 3/4 in x 3/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1947.120
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Olive Percival
GUSN
103984

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