Silhouette Portrait

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1850

GUSN

GUSN-103897

Description

Bust length silhouette portrait cut from black paper and set over white card of a young boy facing left with painted gold details on hair, collar and coat, mounted in a veneered wood frame with black borders.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE

Inscription

Paper label 1: "By / J.L. Maginn / cut at / Newcastle - / One of Group of / Three: Mother and, / Two Small Sons - / (Armstrong Col.)
Paper label 2: "Little's / 432 South Broadway / LOS ANGELES" (Paper label)

Additional Identification Number

3630

Related Items

Title 100 Accession Number 1947.98

Maker

Maginn, J.L. (Artist)

Location of Origin

Newcastle, England (origin)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

5 3/4 in x 4 1/2 in x 3/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Olive Percival

Accession Number

1947.98