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Thomas Leonard Willis

2006.44.692 (RS83158)

Description

Framed silhouette of Thomas Leonard Willis as a young boy. China white detailing on clothing. Small brass oval frame with continuous ornate design around the perimeter.

Details

Maker
Bache, William (Artist)
Date
ca. 1820
Inscriptions
"Thomas Leonard Willis. / son of / Benjamin and Mary (McKinstry) / Willis. and brother of Mrs. May Willis Duncan / is whose room at Haverhill this hung / Labelled by / S.W. Phillips." (handwritten)
"BACHE'S / PATENT" (impressed)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
chalk
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
chalk
paper (fiber product)
Silhouette
silhouettes
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Willis, Thomas Leonard, 1812-1845
Dimensions
5 2/16 x 4 9/16 x 13/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.692
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
175250

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