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Silhouette

2006.44.689 (RS83155)

Description

Silhouette bust portrait of a young boy facing left. Chalk highlights accent the ruffles and folds of his clothing.

Details

Maker
Bache, William (Artist)
Inscriptions
"BACHE'S / PATENT" (impressed)
"Ancient Sihouette from / Miss Jane P. Phillips. 1910 / UNKNOWN except that / it is one of the family. / Probably S.C.P. or one / of his older children. / There is a very similar one in / same sort of frame of Capt. Stephen Phillips. / Labelled by Stephen W. Phillips / in 1911" (handwritten)
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)
Dimensions
5 9/16 x 5 9/16 x 13/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.689
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
179872

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