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1986.694 (RS25056)

Description

A hollow cut, shoulder length profile of a small boy. It is backed with black paper and stamped with gilt metal. It is in a rectangular frame with an oval opening.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1830
Inscriptions
A paper label on the back reads: Daniel Noyes Little/son of Ebenezer and Eliza (Adams)/ Little. Born 15 Jan 1826/died 10 Jan 1831.
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
cutting (dividing)
gilding
metal
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Art
art (fine art)
Boy
Child
children (people by age group)
Cut
cutting (dividing)
Gilded
gilding
Head
metal
paper (fiber product)
Silhouette
silhouettes
Unidentified Metal
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
Daniel Noyes Little
Dimensions
5.25 x 4.5 x 0.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.694
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51061

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