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Silhouette of a Man

1977.356 (RS116595)

Description

Rectangular silhouette of an unidentified man, facing left; face cut away from white paper and set on black cloth backing; hair, collar and coat with yellow striping painted in watercolors; glazed; gilt simple molded wooden frame.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Silhouette
silhouettes
watercolor (paint)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
4 7/8 x 4 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.356
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4048

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