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Silhouettes of Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Sayward Barrell

1977.357 (RS116596)

Description

Pair of silhouettes framed together in painted black rectangular frame with oval brass mats; Jonathan Sayward Barrell facing left and Mary Plummer Barrell facing right; bust lengths done in white paper set on black painted glass.

Details

Maker
King, William (Maker)
Date
1800-1814
Mary Plummer Barrell died in 1814. William King's earliest documented working date is ca. 1804. Sayward Barrell and Mary Plummer married in 1795.
Inscriptions
Both stamped ""W.King"" on front; in pencil on back ""Jon Died 5/25/1857 a. 85/ Mary died 12/8/1814, age 44""
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
Silhouette
silhouettes
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Barrell, Jonathan Sayward, 1776-1867
Barrell, Mary Plummer, 1771-1814
Dimensions
9 5/8 x 5 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.357
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4049
Related Items
Title Silhouette Accession number 1971.457 Relationship Identical frames, same maker

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