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Silhouette of William Henry Harrison

1942.1639 (RS130217)

Description

Full length positive-cut silhouette of William Henry Harrison pasted onto a lithographed background. Man is standing, facing right, with his right hand tucked into his right pocket. Window in background has a pair of fringed damask curtains held up by curved tie backs. Window flanked by two tables, table on the left has a tapered and fluted leg, table on right is an Empire table with ball foot. Rug patterned with circular floral medallions. Plain wood frame.

Details

Maker
Brown, William Henry (Artist)
E.B. & E.C. Kellogg (Lithographer)
Date
1840-1850
Inscriptions
"Genl. Wm. Henry Harrison" (Gold script, reverse painted on glass)
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
lithography
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Lithography
lithography
paper (fiber product)
Silhouette
silhouettes
Dimensions
18 1/2 x 15 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.1639
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
61068

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