Silhouette Portrait

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1840-1850

GUSN

GUSN-103899

Description

Half length silhouette portrait cut from black paper and set on white card of a woman facing left wearing a bonnet with gold painted details for hair, hat and dress, mounted in a veneered wood frame with two inlaid borders of light wood.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE

Inscription

Pencil: "Mother with Two Sons / One in a [illegible] collar / One in / [illegible] collar (Gilt)"
Paper label 1: "By / J.L. Maginn / Cut at / Newcastle / Rubber Stamp / "J.L. Maginn / Artist / 3 Oldham St." "
Paper label 2: "Little's / 432 SOUTH BROADWAY / LOS ANGELES" (Pencil and paper labels)

Additional Identification Number

3632

Related Items

Title 100 Accession Number 1947.98

Maker

Maginn, J.L. (Artist)

Location of Origin

Newcastle, England

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

6 3/8 in x 4 7/8 in x 3/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Olive Percival

Accession Number

1947.100