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Silhouette

Description

Silhouette of young child with curl at nape of neck; image negative-cut from white paper mounted on black; set in oval reserve black mat with gilt edge; simple black painted wood frame.

Details

Maker
King (Maker)
Date
ca. 1865
Inscriptions
""King"" reads backwards; label on back reads, ""Montgomery's, 1865, The Best in Music and Art. Portsmouth, N.H.""
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Child
children (people by age group)
paper (fiber product)
Silhouette
silhouettes
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
6.25 x 5.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.741
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5421

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