Silhouette Portrait

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1841

GUSN

GUSN-103882

Description

Silhouette portrait cut from black paper of Dr. Charles Burroughs preaching from the pulpit, mounted in black wood frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
glass (material)
Silhouette

Inscription

Front: "Dr. Chs. Burroughs Rector of St. John's Ch. / Portsmouth N.H. Boston 28th Dec. 1841" Reverse: [ink] "Charles Burrough / Rector of / St. John's Church / Portsmouth, N.H. / Boston 28th Dec. 1841" [paper label] "This Silhouette of / Dr. Charles Burroughs / was cut by August Edouart during his / visit to the United States 1839-1849 / Arthus. Vernay / 12 East 45th Street, New York" (Paper labels and ink)

Associated Person

Burroughs, Charles, 1787-1868

Additional Identification Number

3614

Maker

Edouart, Auguste (Artist)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

11 3/4 in x 8 3/4 in x 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Hannah May Burrough Freeman

Accession Number

1945.443