Silhouette Portrait

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1800-1825

GUSN

GUSN-103909

Description

Silhouette of cut black paper set on white paper of Benjamin Franklin facing left, mounted in a molded wood frame with gilt inner border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

silhouettes
glass (material)
SILHOUETTE

Inscription

"Benjamin / Franklin - / B. in Antique / Shop - / Glendale, Cal. / July - / 1926" (Paper label)

Associated Person

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790

Additional Identification Number

3642

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

American

Dimensions

7 3/4 in x 6 1/4 in x 7/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Olive Percival

Accession Number

1947.115