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Silhouette

1971.740 (RS85261)

Description

Positive cut silhouette of young child cut out of white paper and mounted on black paper; ovoid double mat with black over gold; frame under glass with simple wooden frame painted black.

Details

Maker
King (Maker)
Date
ca. 1865
Inscriptions
""KING"" stamped backwards on white paper under silhouette; framer's label on back: ""MONTGOMERY'S / 1865/ THE BEST IN MUSIC AND ART/ Portsmouth, N.H.""
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
cardboard
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cardboard
cardboard
Child
children (people by age group)
Glass
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
Silhouette
silhouettes
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
6.25 x 5.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.740
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5420

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